Hello everybody and welcome the the Day 3 recap.
American swimmer Missy Franklin won the woman’s 100 meters backstroke. 13 minutes before she had just qualified in the 200 meters freestyle semifinals. A couple miniutes later, American swimmer Matt Greaver takes gold in the 100meter backstroke. Another American, Nick Thoman takes silver, making it a 1-2 win. However Ryan Lochte finished with a disappointing 4th place in the 200 freestyle, which was one byFrance’s Yannick Agnel.
The Chinese men’s gymnastic team win their second straight gold, after a dismal performance in the qualification. Great Britain would take silver.
In tennis, the Williams sisters each advance in the singles round, and teamed together for a doubles win. Other major players have Roger Federer, Lleyton Hewitt, Victoria Azarenka, Kim Clijsters, Petra Kvitova, Ana Ivanovic and three-time Wimbledon runner-up Andy Roddick.