Olympics Day 15 Highlights & Results
Results and highlights from Day 15 of the Summer Olympic games in London.
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WOMEN’S BASKETBALLAnother Gold
LONDON (AP) — Brigetta Barrett has won the silver medal for the United States in women’s high jump. She claimed the second spot based on fewer misses than the bronze medalist. The gold medal was won by Anna Chicherova of Russia
Boudia males a golden splash
LONDON (AP) — David Boudia (boo-DY’-uh) won the men’s 10-meter platform at the Olympics, giving the U.S. its first gold medal in diving since 2000. Boudia clinched the gold with his last dive, winning by 1.8 points over Qiu Bo (CHOW BOH) of China. Tom Daley of Britain settled for the bronze.
Scott gets wrestling bronze
LONDON (AP) — Coleman Scott has added to the U.S. Olympic medal haul by capturing the wrestling bronze in the men’s 60-kg freestyle.
WEMBLEY, England (AP) — Mexico won its first Olympic soccer gold medal by beating Brazil 2-1 in the final at Wembley Stadium. The five-time world champions from South America were trying to collect the only soccer trophy they haven’t won. It’s their third loss in a gold medal game.
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