Wednesday, August 13, 2008

Day 5 5:30AM Update: Men's Cycling Time Trial Results, Diving Results *SPOILERS*

Before we get to the spoiler results, lets share with you what's coming up on Day 5 and what's on TV and also take a look at some other gold medal results.

Latest News...
Georgia beats Russia in beach volleyball 4:06 am EDT (AP)
Gymnastics-Teary Russia aim to make amends for failure 4:18 am EDT (Reuters)
Weightlifting-China's Liu wins women's 69kg gold 5:01 am EDT (Reuters)
Gymnastics: Two-time Olympic champs settle for bronze 3:22 am EDT (AP)
China's Chen wins gold in women's 25m pistol 3:19 am EDT (Reuters)

Coming up next...
Men's Soccer: USA vs. Nigeria, 5AM (LIVE ON USA Network)
- The U.S. men must win this game in order to move on to the knockout stage.

Greco-Roman Wrestling: Gold Medal Finals in 66kg and 74kg Weight Class
- 66kg: KyrgyzstanBEGALIEV Kanatbek vs FranceGUENOT Steeve , @ 5:20AM ET
- 74kg: ChinaCHANG Yongxiang vs GeorgiaKVIRKELIA Manuchar, @ 5:50AM ET

Finals in Weightlifting, Judo and Fencing
- Fencing: Women's Individual Epee Finals @ 9:30AM ET, Men's Individual Epee Finals @ 9AM ET
- Weightlifting: Men's 77kg Finals @ 7AM ET
- Judo: Men's 90kg Finals, Women's 70kg Finals @ 6:30AM ET

- Diving: Men's 3m Synchro Springboard Final (Can be Seen Tonight in Primetime on NBC)

- Cycling: Men's Time Trial (Can be seen on MSNBC at 5AM-8AM)

Diving: It's a sweep. China has won their fourth consecutive gold medal in diving, sweeping the synchronized events and keeping prospects of a complete sweep of the gold medals in diving alive. Today it was Wang Feng and Qin Kai dominating the competition by nearly 50 points. Russia grabbed silver and Ukraine won the bronze.

Diving: Men's 3m Synchro Final Results and Recap 5:22 am EDT (AP)

Cycling: There were disappointing performances by some of the favorites, but in the end it was Switzerland's Fabian Cancellara who came out on top with the fastest time in today's time trial, which took place on the same route as the road race that took place on Saturday. He finished with a time of 1:02:11.43.

Cancellara wins men's road time-trial 5:23 am EDT (AP)

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