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Top athlete/memory of London Olympics

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Mark2010, Aug 12, 2012.

  1. Mark2010

    Mark2010 Active Member

    OK, now that the Games are done, what will be your most lasting memory and who was the top overall athlete (any sport, any nation)?
  2. Armchair_QB

    Armchair_QB Well-Known Member

    The Mo Farah-Jessica Ennis night at track.

    The Irish female boxer winning gold. The reaction in the arena was pretty cool.
  3. LongTimeListener

    LongTimeListener Well-Known Member

    Alex Morgan's goal against Canada.
  4. Zeke12

    Zeke12 Guest

    Katie Taylor.
  5. Key

    Key Well-Known Member

    Gabby Douglas
  6. HanSenSE

    HanSenSE Well-Known Member

    Usain Bolt. Haven't seen anyone dominate his events like this since Michael Johnson in Atlanta.
  7. poindexter

    poindexter Well-Known Member

    Jeter crossing the finish line for the women's 4 x 100. The race wasn't particularly exciting, but the result wss stunning, especially given the competition.
  8. lisa_simpson

    lisa_simpson Active Member

    Allyson Felix. Sanya Richards-Ross. Manteo Mitchell running his leg of the 4x400 relay prelim on a BROKEN EFFING LEG. The ladies of the U.S. swim team, especially Katie Ledecky's monster 800 free. Ashton Eaton and Trey Hardee.
  9. ColdCat

    ColdCat Well-Known Member

    Claressa Shields becoming the third boxer from Flint to medal
  10. Mark2010

    Mark2010 Active Member

    Top athletes:

    1) Usain Bolt, track

    2) Michael Phelps, swimming

    3) Chris Hoy, cycling

    4) Misty May/Kerri Walsh, beach volleyball

    Top moments:

    1) US-Canada women's soccer semifinal game

    2) Mo Farrah winning 10,000 meters at track and field

    3) Andy Murray winning men's singles tennis at Wimbledon

    4) Oscar Pistorius running in men's 400 meters with two artificial legs

    5) US women and Jamaican men breaking world records in 4 x 100 meter relay
  11. pressboxer

    pressboxer Active Member

    women's water polo
  12. 93Devil

    93Devil Well-Known Member

    The girl starting cry during her routine after she stuck the landing on the floor event knowing that they just pulled off the gold.
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