United States at the 2008 Summer Olympics


United States at the 2008 Summer Olympics


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*
points1 = Wade 19
rebounds1 = Bosh 8
assist1 = Paul 6
otherstat1 =
points2 = Yao 13
rebounds2 = Yao 10
assist2 = Chen, Liu, Zhu, Sun 2
otherstat2 =
place = Wukesong Indoor Stadium, Beijing
attendance =11,083
referee = Carl Jungebrand (Finland)
TV = ----
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points2 = Pondexter 12
rebounds2 = Fowles 14
assist2 = Lawson 3
points1 = Veselá 8
rebounds1 = Veselá 9
assist1 = Machová 4
place = Wukesong Indoor Stadium, Beijing
attendance = 11,083
referee = Michael Aylen (Australia)
TV = ----basketballbox
date = August 11
time = 20:00
report = [http://results.beijing2008.cn/WRM/ENG/INF/BK/C73/BKW400B06.shtml#BKW400B06 Game 11]
teamA = bkw-rt|CHN
scoreA = 63
scoreB = 108
Q1 = 11-33
Q2 = 16-28
Q3 = 19-20
Q4 = 17-27
teamB = bkw|USA
points1 = Miao 16
rebounds1 = Bian, Liu, Sui 4
assist1 = Miao, Shao 3
otherstat1 =
points2 = Thompson 27
rebounds2 = Leslie 10
assist2 = Lawson, Pondexter 5
otherstat2
place = Wukesong Indoor Stadium, Beijing
attendance = 11,083
referee = Romualdas Brazauskas (Lithuania)
TV =
----basketballbox|bg=#eee
date = August 13
time = 22:15
report = [http://results.beijing2008.cn/WRM/ENG/INF/BK/C73/BKW400B09.shtml#BKW400B09 Game 18]
teamA = bkw-rt|MLI
scoreA = 41
scoreB = 97
Q1 = 12-24
Q2 = 16-27
Q3 = 5-25
Q4 = 9-21
teamB = bkw|USA
points1 = Sininta 13
rebounds1 = Sissoko 7
assist1 = Bagayoko 3
otherstat1 =
points2 = Leslie 16
rebounds2 = Fowles 6
assist2 = Lawson 7
otherstat2
place = Wukesong Indoor Stadium, Beijing
attendance = 11,083
referee = Maogong Yang (China)
TV =
----basketballbox
date = August 15
time = 20:00
report = [http://results.beijing2008.cn/WRM/ENG/INF/BK/C73/BKW400B12.shtml#BKW400B12 Game 23]
teamA = bkw-rt|USA
scoreA = 93
scoreB = 55
Q1 = 22-17
Q2 = 17-17
Q3 = 23-10
Q4 = 31-11
teamB = bkw|ESP
points1 = Thompson 17
rebounds1 = Leslie 11
assist1 = Lawson, Leslie, Parker 2
points2 = Valdemoro 17
rebounds2 = Nicholls 5
assist2 = Martinez 2
place = Wukesong Indoor Stadium, Beijing
attendance = 11,083
referee = Fabio Facchini (Italy)
TV =
----basketballbox|bg=#eee
date = August 17
time = 22:15
report = [http://results.beijing2008.cn/WRM/ENG/INF/BK/C73/BKW400B15.shtml#BKW400B15 Game 30]
teamA = bkw-rt|NZL
scoreA = 60
scoreB = 96
Q1 = 18-23
Q2 = 6-27
Q3 = 18-25
Q4 = 18-21
teamB = bkw|USA
points1 = Marino 17
rebounds1 = Harmon 7
assist1 = Marino 17
otherstat1 =
points2 = Thompson 15
rebounds2 = Leslie, Fowles 6
assist2 = Taurasi 5
otherstat2
place = Wukesong Indoor Stadium, Beijing
attendance = 11,083
referee = Luigi Lamonica (Italy)
TV =
[http://results.beijing2008.cn/WRM/ENG/Schedule/BX.shtml Official Olympic Boxing Schedule]

Canoeing and Kayaking

Canoe-Kayak Flatwater

The United States qualified in three out of twelve flatwater events and will send two people - one man and one woman - to compete in the flatwater sprint events at the 2008 Summer Olympics. [http://canoekayak.usoc.org/athlete?tag_id=2393 2008 Olympic Team] ] These events will take place from August 18 through 23.

;Women [http://results.beijing2008.cn/WRM/ENG/Schedule/CM.shtml Official Olympic Cycling - Mountain Bike Schedule]

Road

;Men

;Sprints [http://results.beijing2008.cn/WRM/ENG/Schedule/CT.shtml Official Olympic Cycling - Track Schedule]

Diving

The United States finalized its nomination process for the Olympic diving squad on July 7, 2008.Cite web|url=http://www.usadiving.org/05redesign/main/news_07_07_08.htm|date=2006-12-21|title=USA Diving announces nominees to 2008 U.S. Olympic Team|publisher="USA Diving"|accessdate=2008-10-05] It was the first time since 1996 that the team qualified for all individual and synchronized events. The U.S. was a major power in Olympic diving from 1904 to 2000, winning 47 of 90 gold medals awarded, but was left out of the medals for the second consecutive Olympics.Cite web|last=Woods|first=David|url=http://www.usatoday.com/sports/olympics/beijing/pool/2008-07-30-gns-diving-preview_N.htm|date=2008-07-30|title=Diving team prospects improved|publisher="USA Today"|accessdate=2008-10-05] Cite web|last=Newberry|first=Paul|url=http://diving.teamusa.org/news/article/6438|date=2008-07-30|title=Wait 'til 2012: Another medal shutout for US|publisher="USOC/Associated Press"|accessdate=2008-10-05]

;Men'

;Eventing*Will Simpson received a qualifying score, but the US already had three other riders in the individual final.cite web |url= http://www.usef.org/_IFrames/newsdisplay/viewPR.aspx?id=3507|title=Bronze for Beezie! Madden Outruns Six in Jump-Off for Individual Medal at 2008 Olympic Games |accessdate=2008-08-22 |work= |publisher= |date= August 21, 2008]

;Team jumping
*Alternates:*Doris Willette:*Dagmara Wozniak [http://results.beijing2008.cn/WRM/ENG/Schedule/FE.shtml Official Olympic Fencing Schedule]

Field hockey

For the first time since the 1996 Summer Olympics, the United States sent a women's field hockey team to the Olympics. The team was announced on July 3 and consisted of 16 women.cite web|last=Gamza|first=Jeff|title=USA Field Hockey Announce 2008 U.S. Olympic Team for Women's Field Hockey|url=http://fieldhockey.teamusa.org/news/article/2204|publisher="USA Field Hockey"|accessdate=2008-09-10|date=2008-06-23] The men's team failed to qualify for the Beijing games.

Women

;Roster:
*Goalkeeper
#

  • Amy Tran
    *Defenders
    #
  • Lauren Crandall
    #
  • Rachel Dawson
    #
  • Kelly Doton
    #
  • Katelyn Falgowski
    #
  • Caroline Nichols
    *Midfielders
    #
  • Kate Barber (C)
    #
  • Kayla Bashore
    #
  • Carrie Lingo
    #
  • Lauren Powley
    #
  • Dana Sensenig
    *Strikers
    #
  • Jesse Gey
    #
  • Angie Loy
    #
  • Dina Rizzo
    #
  • Keli Smith
    #
  • Tiffany Snow
    *Head Coach
    **Lee Bodimeade
    *Assistant Coach
    **Steve JenningsReserve:
    #
  • Sara Silvetti
    #
  • Barbara Weinberg (GK)

    ;ResultsPreliminarieshockeybox|bg=#eee
    date=August 10, 2008
    time=18:30
    team1=fhw-rt|ARG
    score=2 – 2
    team2=fhw|USA
    goals1= Rebecchi fhg|PC|5 fhg|FG|11
    goals2= Smith fhg|PC|18
    Loy fhg|FG|64
    discipline1= Aymar fhcard|G|30 fhcard|G|49
    discipline2= Lingo fhcard|G|5
    Barber fhcard|G|21 fhcard|Y|59
    Bashore fhcard|Y|44
    umpires=Julie Ashton-Lucy (AUS)
    Carol Metchette (IRL)
    ----hockeybox
    date=August 12, 2008
    time=18:00
    team1=fhw-rt|USA
    score=1 – 1
    team2=fhw|JPN
    goals1= Barber fhg|FG|58
    goals2= Chiba fhg|FG|12
    discipline2= Yamamoto fhcard|G|25
    Iwao fhcard|G|33
    Kato fhcard|Y|46
    umpires= Sarah Garnett (NZL)
    Lisa Roach (AUS)
    ----hockeybox|bg=#eee
    date=August 14, 2008
    time=10:30
    team1=fhw-rt|USA
    score=2 – 4
    team2=fhw|GER
    goals1= Snow fhg|FG|27
    Loy fhg|PC|60
    goals2= Keller fhg|FG|34
    Rinne fhg|PC|49
    Rodewald fhg|PC|55
    Kühn fhg|PC|64
    discipline1= Gey fhcard|G|26
    discipline2= Haase fhcard|G|44
    Bachmann fhcard|Y|56
    umpires= Lee Keum-Ju (KOR)
    Marelize de Klerk (RSA)
    ----hockeybox
    date=August 16, 2008
    time=08:30
    team1=fhw-rt|NZL
    score=1 – 4
    team2=fhw|USA
    goals1= Galletly fhg|PC|37
    goals2= Smith fhg|FG|1 fhg|PC|42
    Loy fhg|PC|12
    Bashore fhg|PC|47
    discipline1= Forgesson fhcard|G|17 fhcard|Y|31
    Claxton fhcard|G|65
    discipline2= Powley fhcard|Y|56
    umpires= Stella Bartlema (NED)
    Anne McRae (GBR)
    ----hockeybox|bg=#eee
    date=August 18, 2008
    time=18:00
    team1=fhw-rt|GBR
    score=0 – 0
    team2=fhw|USA
    goals1=
    goals2=
    umpires= Ute Conen (GER)
    Lisa Roach (AUS)
    ----;Preliminary round summaryThe top two teams advanced to the semifinals. All other teams played classification matches to determine the final tournament rankings.


    =Women=

    ;SquadQuarterfinalsfootballbox|bg=#eee
    date = 2008-08-15
    time = 18:00
    team1 = fbw-rt|USA
    score = 2 – 1 (a.e.t.)
    report = [http://www.fifa.com/womensolympic/matches/round=250032/match=300051837/report.html Report]
    team2 = fbw|CAN
    goals1 = Hucles goal|12 Kai goal|101
    goals2 = Sinclair goal|30
    stadium = Shanghai Stadium, Shanghai
    attendance = 26,129
    referee = Jenny Palmqvist (Sweden)

    Semifinalsfootballbox
    date = 2008-08-18
    time = 21:00
    team1 = fbw-rt|USA
    score = 4 – 2
    report = [http://www.fifa.com/womensolympic/matches/round=250033/match=300051840/report.html Report]
    team2 = fbw|JPN
    goals1 = Hucles goal|41 goal|80
    Chalupny goal|44 O'Reilly goal|70
    goals2 = Ohno goal|15 Arakawa goal|93
    stadium = Beijing Workers' Stadium, Beijing
    attendance = 28,459
    referee = Christine Beck (Germany)

    Gold medal matchfootballbox|bg=#ffffd0
    date = 2008-08-21
    time = 21:00
    team1 = fbw-rt|BRA
    score = 0 - 1 (a.e.t.)
    report = [http://www.fifa.com/womensolympic/matches/round=250035/match=300051838/report.html Report]
    team2 = fbw|USA
    goals1 =
    goals2 =Lloyd goal|96
    stadium = Beijing Workers' Stadium, Beijing
    attendance = 51,612
    referee = Dagmar Damkova (Czech Republic)
    ;Final rank: gold medal [http://results.beijing2008.cn/WRM/ENG/Schedule/FB.shtml Official Olympic Football Schedule]

    Gymnastics

    Artistic gymnastics

    The United States qualified a full complement of six men and six women in artistic gymnastics. Two members of the U.S. men's gymnastics team, Paul Hamm and Jonathan Horton, were named at the conclusion of the Olympic Trials. The rest of the team was announced on Sunday, June 22. Because of the injury of his hand and shoulder, Paul Hamm [http://ap.google.com/article/ALeqM5irLbTQRDTB7x82r0iS3XFxzVh3DwD926V2VG0 Injured gymnast Hamm not going to Beijing Olympics] ] withdrew from the Olympic team on July 28, 2008 and was replaced with alternate Raj Bhavsar. Additionally, Morgan Hamm withdrew from competition on August 7 because of an ankle injury, being replaced by Alexander Artemev.cite news|author=Lloyd, Janice|url=http://www.usatoday.com/sports/olympics/beijing/gymnastics/2008-08-07-hamm-injured_N.htm|title=Morgan Hamm's withdrawal hampers chances for USA men|publisher=USA Today|date=August 7, 2008|accessdate=2008-08-07]

    Two members of the U.S. women's gymnastics team, Shawn Johnson and Nastia Liukin, were named at the conclusion of the Olympics Trials on June 22. The rest of the women's team was not named at the Trials, although Chellsie Memmel, Samantha Peszek and Alicia Sacramone were projected to be the on the team. This left one spot vacant. The complete team was not announced until the conclusion of the women's selection camp at the Karolyi Camp near Houston, Texas, on July 17. [http://www.nbcolympics.com/gymnastics/news/newsid=141743.html#filling Filling the gap] ]

    ;Men [http://en.beijing2008.cn/news/sports/headlines/artisticgymnastics/n214415760.shtml 2008 U.S. Olympic men's gymnastics team finalized] ]

    Qualification Stage
    *Alternates::*David Durante

    ;Women [http://www.nbcolympics.com/teamusa/meettheteam/newsid=120193.html#gymnastics+women U.S. gymnastics women's team roster] ]

    Qualification Stage

    *Alternates::* Jana Bieger:* Ivana Hong:* Corrie Lothrop [http://results.beijing2008.cn/WRM/ENG/Schedule/GA.shtml Official Olympic Artistic Gymnastics Schedule]

    Rhythmic gymnastics

    The United States did not qualify to participate in any rhythmic gymnastic events because they did not place within the top 20 at the 2007 World Championships.cite web |url=http://en.beijing2008.cn/sports/rhythmicgymnastics/|title=Rhythmic Gymnastics - Allocation: Entry (I) and (G)|accessdate=2008-10-06 |publisher=Official Beijing 2008 Website] It was the second time the U.S. did not have a participant time since 1984, when rhythmic gymnastics became an Olympic sport.cite web |last=Torgovnick|first=Kate|url=http://www.nytimes.com/2007/11/13/sports/othersports/13olympics.html|title=Top Rhythmic Gymnast Sees Dreams of Beijing Fade Away|accessdate=2008-10-06 |publisher="The New York Times"|date=2007-11-13]

    Trampoline

    Two trampolinists competed for the United States in Beijing. Chris Estrada was the first male to represent the United States in trampoline, and it was also the first time the United States had representatives in both men's and women's events.cite web |author=Associated Press|url=http://sports.yahoo.com/olympics/news?slug=ap-gym-ustrampolineteam&prov=ap&type=lgns|title=Blanchard, Estrada earn trampoline berths|accessdate=2008-10-07|publisher="Yahoo! Sports"|date=2008-07-02] cite web |last=Wilner|first=Barry|url=http://sports.yahoo.com/olympics/beijing/gymnastics/news?slug=ap-gym-bouncingalong&prov=ap&type=lgns|title=USA Gymnastics trying to make trampoline progress|accessdate=2008-10-07|publisher="Associated Press/Yahoo! Sports"|date=2008-08-16] The U.S. has yet to have an athlete advance past the qualification stage.

    ;Men

    ;WomenResult=IPP(Ippon) WAZ(Waza-ari) YUK(Yuko) KOK(Kōka)
    *Alternate: Dennis Bowsher

    ;Women [http://www.nbcolympics.com/teamusa/meettheteam/newsid=114707.html#how+u+s+women+qualified Modern Pentathlon Women] ] Qualification
    FA=Final A (medal); FB=Final B (non-medal); S=Semifinals; Q=Quarterfinals; R=Repechage

    *Alternates
    **Warren Anderson
    **Andrew Bolton
    **Simon Carcagno
    **Rachel Jeffers
    **Chris Liwski
    **Liane Malcos
    **Julie Nichols
    **Jason Read
    **Brett Sickler [http://results.beijing2008.cn/WRM/ENG/Schedule/RO.shtml Official Olympic Rowing Schedule]

    Sailing

    The United States qualified in all 11 Olympic sailing classes and sent 18 athletes to the races in Qingdao, China.cite web|url=http://olympics.ussailing.org/The_Team.htm|title=2008 Olympic & Paralympic Sailing Teams|accessdate=2008-10-07|publisher="US Sailing"] Anna Tunnicliffe won a gold medal in the Laser Radial class, becoming the first American female sailor in 20 years to win gold at the Olympic Games. Zach Railey won a silver medal in the Finn class; it was the first American medal in Finn since 1992.cite web|url=http://olympics.ussailing.org/Current__News/Olympic_Medalists_to_Appear_on_The_Oprah_Winfrey_Show.htm|title=Olympic Sailing Medalists Anna Tunnicliffe and Zach Railey to Appear on The Oprah Winfrey Show|accessdate=2008-10-07|publisher="US Sailing"|date=2008-08-29]

    ;Men11=Medal Race for Finn and Tornado; M=Medal Race for 49er
    Note: Races 9 and 10 for Finn, 10 for Laser and Laser Radial and 13,14, and 15 for 49er were cancelled.
    [http://results.beijing2008.cn/WRM/ENG/Schedule/SA.shtml Official Olympic Sailing Schedule]

    Shooting

    ;Men

    Rifle [http://www.usashooting.com/olympics.php 2008 U.S. Olympic Team Roster] ]
    Q=Qualified for final OR=Olympic Record FOR=Final Olympic Record

    ;Women

    Rifle [http://www.usashooting.com/olympics.php 2008 U.S. Olympic Team Roster] ]

    [http://results.beijing2008.cn/WRM/ENG/Schedule/SH.shtml Official Olympic Shooting Schedule]

    Softball

    The team roster for USA Softball was released on March 28, 2008.Cite web|url=http://admin.usasoftball.com/news.asp?uid=3414|date=2008-03-28|title=2008 USA Softball Women’s National team roster named for Beijing Olympic Games|publisher="USA Softball"|accessdate=2008-10-05] It included a fifteen-person team roster and a replacement roster of three players. The United States brought an impressive softball record to Beijing, winning every Olympic and world title since 1982.Cite web|last=Solomon|first=Jerome|url=http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/sports/5959247.html|date=2008-08-21|title=U.S. softball loss may spur new Olympic start|publisher="The Houston Chronicle"|accessdate=2008-10-05] Prior to Beijing, it had a record of 106-10 in World Championships and 32-4 in the Olympics.Cite web|last=Dwyre|first=Bill|url=http://www.latimes.com/sports/la-sp-olydwyre22-2008aug22,0,2694961.column|date=2008-08-22|title=Will U.S. loss save Olympic softball?|publisher="The Los Angeles Times"|accessdate=2008-10-05] It had won all three Olympic gold medals in softball, and outscored opponents 51-1 in Athens. American dominance may have contributed to the IOC's decision to remove the sport from the Olympics in 2005.Cite web|last=Farber|first=Michael|url=http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2008/olympics/2008/writers/michael_farber/08/09/softball.dominance/index.html| date=2008-08-09|title=U.S. dominance leads to demise of Olympic softball|publisher="Sports Illustrated"|accessdate=2008-10-05]

    But at the Beijing Olympics, the United States lost to Japan 3-1 in the gold medal game. Japanese pitcher Yukiko Ueno had an outstanding performance after pitching 21 innings the day before.Cite web|last=Withers|first=Tom|url=http://www.usasoftball.com/news.asp?uid=4364|date=2008-08-21|title=USA Softball Japan upsets U.S. for gold|publisher="USA Softball/Associated Press"|accessdate=2008-10-05] Following the surprise loss, the top three teams spelled "2016" using softballs in front of home plate in the hopes of Olympic reinstatement.Cite web|url=http://www.usasoftball.com/news.asp?uid=4367|date=2008-08-23|title=USA Softball Olympic Wrap-Up:A Message of Hope|publisher="USA Softball"|accessdate=2008-10-05]

    Team Roster
    * Monica Abbott
    * Laura Berg
    * Crystl Bustos
    * Andrea Duran
    * Jennie Finch
    * Tairia Flowers
    * Vicky Galindo
    * Lovieanne Jung
    * Kelly Kretschman
    * Lauren Lappin
    * Caitlin Lowe
    * Jessica Mendoza
    * Stacey Nuveman
    * Cat Osterman
    * Natasha WatleyHead Coach
    * Mike CandreaAssistant Coaches
    * Chuck D'Arcy
    * Karen Jonhs
    * John RittmanReplacement Roster
    * Lisa Fernandez
    * Alicia Hollowell
    * Jenny Topping

    ;ResultsGroup Stage All times are China Standard Time (UTC+8)Linescore|Compact=x
    Header=vs.|Date=August 12|Time=12:00|Location=Fengtai Softball Field
    Road=sbw|USA|RoadAbr=USA
    R1=0|R2=4|R3=2|R4=5|R5=0|R6=X|R7=X|R8=|R9=|RR="11"|RH=11|RE=0
    Home=sbw|VEN|HomeAbr=VEN
    H1=0|H2=0|H3=0|H4=0|H5=0|H6=X|H7=X|H8=|H9=|HR="0"|HH=0|HE=2
    WP=Jennie Finch(1-0)|LP=Johana Gomez(0-1)|SV=
    RoadHR=Natasha Watley(1),Caitlin Lowe(1),Crystl Bustos(1)|HomeHR=|

    Linescore|Compact=x
    Header=vs.|Date=August 14|Time=12:00|Location=Fengtai Softball Field (POSTPONED - August 15 - 14:45)
    Road=sbw|CAN|RoadAbr=CAN
    R1=1|R2=0|R3=0|R4=0|R5=0|R6=0|R7=0|R8=|R9=|RR="1"|RH=1|RE=3
    Home=sbw|USA|HomeAbr=USA
    H1=0|H2=0|H3=0|H4=0|H5=0|H6=4|H7=4|H8=|H9=|HR="8"|HH=6|HE=1
    WP=Cat Osterman(2-0)|LP=Dione Meier(0-1)|SV=
    RoadHR=|HomeHR=|
    Linescore|Compact=x
    Header=vs.|Date=August 16|Time=12:00|Location=Fengtai Softball Field
    Road=sbw|USA|RoadAbr=USA
    R1=1|R2=0|R3=5|R4=1|R5=X|R6=X|R7=X|R8=|R9=|RR="7"|RH=10|RE=0
    Home=sbw|TPE|HomeAbr=TPE
    H1=0|H2=0|H3=0|H4=0|H5=0|H6=X|H7=X|H8=|H9=|HR="0"|HH=2|HE=1
    WP=Jennie Finch(2-0)|LP=Su-Hua Lin(0-1)|SV=
    RoadHR=Jessica Mendoza(3)|HomeHR=|
    Linescore|Compact=x
    Header=vs.|Date=August 18|Time=12:00|Location=Fengtai Softball Field
    Road=sbw|CHN|RoadAbr=CHN
    R1=0|R2=0|R3=0|R4=0|R5=0|R6=X|R7=X|R8=|R9=|RR="0"|RH=1|RE=1
    Home=sbw|USA|HomeAbr=USA
    H1=9|H2=0|H3=0|H4=0|H5=X|H6=X|H7=X|H8=|H9=|HR="9"|HH=9|HE=0
    WP=Cat Osterman(3-0)|LP=Wei Lu(1-3)|SV=
    RoadHR=|HomeHR=Kelly Kretschman(1)|
    Linescore|Compact=x
    Header=vs.|Date=August 13|Time=12:00|Location=Fengtai Softball Field
    Road=sbw|USA|RoadAbr=USA
    R1=0|R2=0|R3=0|R4=0|R5=1|R6=2|R7=X|R8=|R9=|RR="3"|RH=5|RE=0
    Home=sbw|AUS|HomeAbr=AUS
    H1=0|H2=0|H3=0|H4=0|H5=0|H6=0|H7=0|H8=|H9=|HR="0"|HH=0|HE=1
    WP=Cat Osterman(1-0)|LP=Tanya Harding(0-1)|SV=
    RoadHR=Crystl Bustos(2)|HomeHR=|
    Linescore|Compact=x
    Header=vs.|Date=August 15|Time=12:00|Location=Fengtai Softball Field
    Road=sbw|USA|RoadAbr=USA
    R1=4|R2=0|R3=0|R4=3|R5=0|R6=X|R7=X|R8=|R9=|RR="7"|RH=9|RE=0
    Home=sbw|JPN|HomeAbr=JPN
    H1=0|H2=0|H3=0|H4=0|H5=0|H6=X|H7=X|H8=|H9=|HR="0"|HH=1|HE=1
    WP=Monica Abbott(1-0)|LP=Naho Emoto(0-1)|SV=
    RoadHR=Natasha Watley(2), Jessica Mendoza(1,2), Crystl Bustos(3)|HomeHR=|
    Linescore|Compact=x
    Header=vs.|Date=August 17|Time=19:30|Location=Fengtai Softball Field
    Road=sbw|USA|RoadAbr=USA
    R1=1|R2=2|R3=3|R4=2|R5=X|R6=X|R7=X|R8=|R9=|RR="8"|RH=13|RE=0
    Home=sbw|NED|HomeAbr=NED
    H1=0|H2=0|H3=0|H4=0|H5=0|H6=X|H7=X|H8=|H9=|HR=0|HH=0|HE=1
    WP=Monica Abbott(2-0)|LP=Rebecca Soumeru(0-1)
    RoadHR=Tairia Flowers(1), Crystl Bustos(4), Jessica Mendoza(4)|

    WR|swimming=World Record; OlyR|swimming=Olympic Record; AM=American Record
    [http://results.beijing2008.cn/WRM/ENG/Schedule/SW.shtml Official Olympic Swimming Schedule]

    ;Women2008 Summer Olympics swimming

    ;Women's Singles
    [http://results.beijing2008.cn/WRM/ENG/Schedule/TT.shtml Official Olympic Table Tennis Schedule]

    Taekwondo

    The United States sent the maximum of four athletes to compete in Olympic Taekwondo; the team was announced after the final phase of the 2008 U.S. Olympic Trials for Taekwondo on April 5, 2008. [cite web|last=Gschwind| first=Lee Ann|coathors=Nate Herpich|url=http://www.nbcolympics.com/taekwondo/news/newsid=116150.html#taekwondo+what+expect|title=Taekwondo: What to expect|accessdate=2008-10-09|publisher="NBC Olympics"|date=2008-07-11] [cite web|url=http://taekwondo.teamusa.org/news/article/882|title=TAEKWONDO: U.S. Olympic Trials for Taekwondo Headline Slate of Three Events in Des Moines This Weekend|accessdate=2008-10-09|publisher="USA Taekwondo"|date=2008-04-03] Diana, Mark, and Steven Lopez became the first trio from the same family to compete for the United States since 1904. [cite web|last=Wieberg|first=Steve|url=http://www.usatoday.com/sports/olympics/beijing/fight/2008-08-21-takewondo-medals_N.htm|title=Lopezes take silver, bronze|accessdate=2008-10-09|publisher="USA Today"|date=2008-08-21] All three of them won medals: one silver and two bronze. Steven Lopez, a defending two-time Olympic gold medalist, lost his only match in six years after a controversial point deduction in the quarterfinals. [cite web|last=Michaelis|first=Vicki|url=http://www.usatoday.com/sports/olympics/beijing/fight/2008-07-27-lopez-gold-standard_N.htm|title=USA's Steven Lopez unafraid to pursue perfection|accessdate=2008-10-09|publisher="USA Today"|date=2008-07-28] cite web|last=Mihoces|first=Gary|url=http://www.usatoday.com/sports/olympics/beijing/fight/2008-08-22-taekwondo-medals_N.htm|title=USA's Steven Lopez adds bronze to family's medal haul|accessdate=2008-10-09|publisher="USA Today"|date=2008-08-22]

    ;Men

    ;Women [http://results.beijing2008.cn/WRM/ENG/Schedule/TR.shtml Official Olympic Triathlon Schedule]

    Volleyball

    Beach

    ;Men

    Quarterfinalsvolleyballbox|bg=#eee
    date = Aug 20,2008
    time = 10:00
    team1 = vb-rt|USA
    score = 3 – 2
    team2 = vb|SRB
    set1 = 20
    25
    21
    25
    15
    set=Set 1
    Set 2
    Set 3
    Set 4
    Set 5
    set2 = 25
    23
    25
    18
    12
    stadium = Capital Indoor Stadium
    attendance =7,500
    referee = Wang Ning (China), Mohammad Shahmiri (Iran)

    Semifinalsvolleyballbox
    date = Aug 22,2008
    time = 12:30
    team1 = vb-rt|USA
    score = 3 – 2
    team2 = vb|RUS
    set1 = 25
    25
    25
    22
    15
    set=Set 1
    Set 2
    Set 3
    Set 4
    Set 5
    set2 = 22
    21
    27
    25
    13
    stadium = Capital Indoor Stadium
    attendance =12,500
    referee = Ibrahim Al-Naama (Qatar), Osamu Sakaide (Japan)

    Gold Medal matchvolleyballbox|bg=#ffffd0
    date = Aug 24,2008
    time = 12:00
    team1 = vb-rt|USA
    score = 3 – 1
    team2 = vb|BRA
    set1 = 20
    25
    25
    25
    set= Set 1
    Set 2
    Set 3
    Set 4
    set2 = 25
    22
    21
    23
    stadium = Capital Indoor Stadium
    attendance = 13,000
    referee = Ning Wang (China)

    ;Final rank: gold medal

    ;WomenPreliminary Round - (Group A)volleyballbox|bg=#eee
    date = Aug 9,2008
    time = 22:00
    team1 = vbw-rt|USA
    score = 3 – 1
    team2 = vbw|JPN
    set1 = 25
    20
    25
    25
    -
    set=Set 1
    Set 2
    Set 3
    Set 4
    Set 5
    set2 = 20
    25
    19
    21
    -
    stadium = Capital Indoor Stadium
    attendance = 11,500
    referee = Massimo Menghini (Italy)
    ----volleyballbox
    date = Aug 11,2008
    time = 12:30
    team1 = vbw-rt|CUB
    score = 3 – 0
    team2 = vbw|USA
    set1 = 25
    26
    25
    -
    -
    set=Set 1
    Set 2
    Set 3
    Set 4
    Set 5
    set2 = 15
    24
    17
    -
    -
    stadium = Capital Indoor Stadium
    attendance = 12,000
    referee = Sokullu Umit (Turkey)
    ----volleyballbox|bg=#eee
    date = Aug 13,2008
    time = 12:00
    team1 = vbw-rt|USA
    score = 3 – 1
    team2 = vbw|VEN
    set1 = 25
    20
    25
    25
    set=Set 1
    Set 2
    Set 3
    Set 4
    Set 5
    set2 = 17
    25
    14
    18
    stadium = Beijing Institute of Technology Gymnasium
    attendance = 3,400
    referee = Andrei Zenovich (Russia)
    ----volleyballbox
    date = Aug 15,2008
    time = 20:00
    team1 = vbw-rt|USA
    score = 3 – 2
    team2 = vbw|CHN
    set1 = 23
    25
    23
    25
    15
    set=Set 1
    Set 2
    Set 3
    Set 4
    Set 5
    set2 = 25
    22
    25
    20
    11
    stadium = Capital Indoor Stadium
    attendance = 13,000
    referee = Konstantin Tufekchiev (Bulgaria)
    ----volleyballbox|bg=#eee
    date = Aug 17,2008
    time = 12:30
    team1 = vbw-rt|POL
    score = 2 – 3
    team2 = vbw|USA
    set1 = 25
    21
    25
    19
    13
    set=Set 1
    Set 2
    Set 3
    Set 4
    Set 5
    set2 = 18
    25
    19
    25
    15
    stadium = Capital Indoor Stadium
    attendance = 11,000
    referee = Ibrahim Al-Naama (Qatar)

    Group B Preliminary Results

    Finals----Semifinalswaterpolobox
    date= Aug 19, 2008
    time= 14:20
    report= [http://results.beijing2008.cn/WRM/ENG/INF/WP/C73/WPW400201.shtml#WPW400201 Match 17]
    team1= wpw-rt|USA
    score1= 9
    team2= wpw|AUS
    score2= 8
    location= Ying Tung Natatorium
    attendance=
    referees= Margeta (SLO), Caputi (ITA)
    Q1= 2-2
    Q2= 2-2
    Q3= 4-1
    Q4= 1-3
    OT=
    goals1= Villa 3
    goals2= Gynther 3
    ----Gold medal matchwaterpolobox|bg=#ffffd0
    date= Aug 21, 2008
    time= 18:20
    report= [http://results.beijing2008.cn/WRM/ENG/INF/WP/C73/WPW400101.shtml#WPW400101 Match 20]
    team1= wpw-rt|USA
    score1= 8
    team2= wpw|NED
    score2= 9
    location= Ying Tung Natatorium
    attendance=
    referees= Kiszelly (HUN), Caputi (ITA)
    Q1= 2-4
    Q2= 3-1
    Q3= 1-2
    Q4= 2-2
    OT=
    goals1= Steffens 2
    goals2= Bruijn 7

    ;Final rank: silver medal

    [http://results.beijing2008.cn/WRM/ENG/Schedule/WP.shtml Official Olympic Water Polo Schedule]

    Weightlifting

    The USA Weightlifting trials were held on May 25 in Atlanta, Georgia. The initial team included seven competitors and two alternates. [http://weightlifting.teamusa.org/news/article/123 Olympic team initial qualified] ] Casey Burgener was originally selected to lift at the +105kg event after the International Weightlifting Federation offered the United States a third men’s Olympic slot. [ [http://usocpressbox.org/usoc/pressbox.nsf/d6eb1e6a70ba4f240725656800617649/f32747a75f1473c18525744c007d9e92?OpenDocument High Drama Rules the Day as USA Weightlifters Qualify for the 2008 U.S. Olympic Team] ] The third slot never materialized, and the United States has not been placed on the start list for the +105 event. [ [http://results.beijing2008.cn/WRM/ENG/Schedule/WL.shtml Olympic Weightlifting Schedule] ]

    ;Men

    ;Women's FreestylePP = Decision by Points - the loser with technical points

    [http://results.beijing2008.cn/WRM/ENG/Schedule/WR.shtml Official Olympic Wrestling Schedule]

    ee also

    * United States at the 2008 Summer Paralympics
    * United States at the Olympics
    * 2008 Summer Olympics medal table
    * List of 2008 Summer Olympics medal winners
    * Sports in the United States

    Notes

    References

    External links

    * [http://www.teamusa.org/ Official Website of United States Olympic Committee and Team USA]
    * [http://www.nbcolympics.com/ NBC Olympics Coverage]
    * [http://results.beijing2008.cn/WRM/ENG/Schedule/index.shtml Official Olympic Schedule & Results]


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