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2012 Summer Olympics Recap: Day 13 — US Wins 5 Gold Medals
The United States won nine medals, including five golds, to take a commanding lead in the overall medal count at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London on Thursday. Here’s a recap of the day’s highlights:

Carli Lloyd scored twice as the US women’s soccer team beat Japan, 2-1, to wi…
Alise Post Qualifies In 8th
St. Cloud native Alise Post qualified in 8th place in the women's BMX racing event at the Olympic games in London. She said after the race she could have raced better but could have been worse. She is seeded 4th for her semifinal heat and needs to finish 4th or higher to advance to the finals…
St. Michael’s Betts Eliminated At Olympics
St. Michael's Chaz Betts was eliminated today in Greco Roman Wrestling at the London Olympics. He won 6-0 in the first round and lost 0-1, 0-2 to Pablo Enrique Shorey Hernandez of Cuba. He advanced to the round of 16 before being eliminated.
Are You Sick of the Olympics Yet? — Sports Survey of the Day
The London Olympics have been going on for nearly a week now, so are you still just as pumped, or sputtering out?We have already seen several of our great American athletes grab gold, and many other countries have shown us we have our work cut out for us in 2016. So, after watching Michael Phelps, R…
Melrose’s Smock Finished In 27th Place
Melrose native Amanda Smock finished 27th in the London Summer Olympic qualification round and she does not advance to the next round. Smock is the lone American that qualified for the triple-jump at the Summer games.

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