London 2012, Day 16:
Varner Vanquishes foes for gold
Jacob Stephen Varner victoriously vanquished competition on the last day of the Olympics undoing Ukraine’s Valerii Andriitsev 3-0 to win the freestyle 96kg. George Gogshelidze of Gerogia shared bronze with Azerbaijan’s Khetag Gazyumov.
Tatsuhiro Yonemitsu maintained Japan’s honour with wrestling to win the 66kg freestyle frucous besting India’s notorious opponent Sushil Kumar Sushil Kumar. Kumar was the one to beat. Livan Lopez Azcuy acquired the bronze medal, sharing with Akzhurek Tanatarov.
Mountain Bike Men’s cross country
Czech Republic passed the check point with Jaroslav Kulhavy at 1.29.07 to motion through to gold medal achievement. Nino Schurter brought silver home to Switzerland one second out as third was Italian Marco Aurelio Fontana in at 1.29.32 for bronze.
Stephen Kiprotich of Uganda raced through to steadily secured gold, leaving opposition in Abel Kirui pass 26 seconds later to gain the silver for Kenya. Fellow countryman Wilson Kipsang Kiprotich of Kenya took the bronze.
Croatia blitzed Italy 8-6 in the water to gain gold at the games, leaving the Italians to shimmy swimmy to seal silver. Serbia netted the bronze after a close contest from Montenegro at 12-11 to maintain third place Poseidon, oops, possession. Early favourites Hungary entered fifth.
Anthony Joshua defeated Italian Roberto Cammarelle after both accumulating 18 points each. Joshua won the gold for Great Britain in the Super Heavyweight +91kg weighting.
Egor Mekhontcev also won his Light Heavywight 81kg challenge over Kazikhtsani Adilbek Niyazymbetov after both also drew on 15 points.
Brit boxer Freddie Evans lost to Serik Sapiyev 17-9 in favour of the Kazakhstani winning the 69kg Welterweight 69kg final. Evans smashed to silver instead in another proud a victory for Team GB.
Vasyl Lomachenko won the 60kg lightweight final for Ukraine over Japanese Soonchul Han 19-9.
Robeisy Ramirez of Cuba clobbered Tugstsogt Nyambayar 17-14 to grab the gold in the Flyweight 52kg grouping.
Gold was snapped by the French team in a frivolous encounter on tenderhooks as France won 22-21 over Sweden, taking sweet silver. Croatia defeated Hungary 33-26 in another thrilling encounter for the sport.
Russia silenced Brazil 3-2 to lift the gold as Italy toppled Bulgaria 3-1.
Laura Asadauskaite lavished in gold for Lithuania winning the Women’s version. Samantha Murray comfortably secured silver for Britain on its final Olympic day while Yane Marques won bronze for Brazil.
The United States naturally hula hoopla-d 107 points to run a gold ring around them for first medal place. They defeated Spain who took silver instead on 100 points. Russia gained bronze with 81-77 over Argentina.
Even the Guv’nor Arnold Schwarzenegger joined London Mayor Boris Johnson to watch the games.
Russia’s rhythm continued on to gain gold pushing Belarus into second. Italy won in third for bronze.
Day 16 ended the London 2012 games. We shall have the closing ceremony on here tomorrow for you, but until then, catch up on any missed days, and if you enjoyed our humble abode, stay with us for more contrasting and debatable issues in the future.
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