LATEST MEDAL STANDINGS : BEIJING 2008 OLYMPIC GAMES (UPDATED 7:21am Aug 14 PST!!!)
Thursday, August 14, 2008
China continues to dominate the Medal Standings. This morning, their gymnastics team composed of young and fresh kids won over favored USA. The U.S. women's gymnastics team finished second to China in the overall competition. Alicia Sacramone stumbled on the balance beam, allowing China to pick up its first ever gold medal in the event.Romania settled for the Bronze.
Michael Phelps has claimed two more gold medals in the 200-meter and the U.S. 800-meter freestyle relay. This is his 11th Gold Medal which is already a world record for most number of medals won in Olympic history. He is gunning for a record eight golds in a single Olympics.