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DAY 2 WRAP UP: New Day, New Medals For America

Swimming – Men’s 400m Individual Medley

Gold – Michael Phelps (USA)
Silver – Laszlo Cseh (Hungary)
Bronze -Ryan Lochte (USA)

Swimming – Men’s 400m Freestyle

Gold – Park Tae-Hwan (South Korea)
Silver – Zhang Lin (China)
Bronze -Larsen Jensen (USA)

Swimming – Women’s 4×100 Freestyle Relay

Gold – Netherlands (Inge Dekker, Femke Heemskerk, Ranomi Kromowidjojo, Hinklelien Schreuder, Manon van Rooijen, and Marleen Veldhuis)
Silver – USA (Natalie Coughlin, Kara Lynn Joyce, Lacey Nymeyer, Emily Silver, Julia Smit, and Dara Torres)
Bronze – Australia (Cate Campbell, Alice Mills, Shayne Reese, Melanie Schlanger, and Libby Trickett)

Swimming – Women’s 400m Individual Medley

Gold – Stephanie Rice (Australia)
Silver – Kirsty Coventry (USA)
Bronze – Katie Hoff (USA)

US gymnast Nastia Liukin glides through the air as the American team put in a strong qualifying round performance.

Overall 2008 Beijing Olympics Country Medal Standings

China – 6 Gold, 2 Silver, 8 Total
USA – 2 Gold, 2 Silver, 4 Bronze, 8 Total
South Korea – 3 Gold, 2 Silver, 5 Total
Italy – 1 Gold, 2 Silver, 1 Bronze, 4 Total
Russia – 3 Silver, 1 Bronze, 4 Total
Japan – 1 Gold, 2 Bronze, 3 Total
France – 2 Silver, 1 Bronze, 3 Total
North Korea – 1 Silver, 2 Bronze, 3 Total
Czech Republic – 2 Gold, 2 Total
Australia – 1 Gold, 1 Bronze, 2 Total
Netherlands – 1 Gold, 1 Bronze, 2 Total
Spain – 1 Gold, 1 Bronze, 2 Total
Cuba – 1 Silver, 1 Bronze, 2 Total
Great Britain – 1 Gold, 1 Total
Romania – 1 Gold, 1 Total
Thailand – 1 Gold, 1 Total
Austria – 1 Silver, 1 Total
Hungary – 1 Silver, 1 Total
Sweden – 1 Silver, 1 Total
Turkey – 1 Silver, 1 Total
Vietnam – 1 Silver, 1 Total
Zimbabwe- 1 Silver, 1 Total
Algeria – 1 Bronze, 1 Total
Argentina – 1 Bronze, 1 Total
Belarus – 1 Bronze, 1 Total
Chinese Taipei – 1 Bronze, 1 Total
Croatia – 1 Bronze, 1 Total
Georgia – 1 Bronze, 1 Total
Germany – 1 Bronze, 1 Total
Indonesia – 1 Bronze, 1 Total
Switzerland – 1 Bronze, 1 Total
Uzbekistan – 1 Bronze, 1 Total

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