LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 01: Gold medallist Bradley Wiggins of Great Britain celebrates during the victory ceremony after the Men's Individual Time Trial Road Cycling on day 5 of the London 2012 Olympic Games on August 1, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

2012 Summer Olympics, Day 5: Complete Medals Results From Wednesday

Everything you need from Day 5 at the 2012 Summer Olympics, including a TV schedule, live online streaming info, and complete medal results from London, including men's gymnastics and swimming.

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American Kayla Harrison Wins Gold Medal In Women's Judo

Kayla Harrison won the United States' first Olympics gold medal in judo in London on Thursday.


Bradley Wiggins Wins Cycling Time Trial, Is Going To Get Drunk

British cyclist Bradley Wiggins recently became the first Brit to win the Tour de France, but the 32-year-old one-upped himself on Wednesday while competing for the home team in the 2012 London Olympics. He earned Great Britain its second gold medal of the games when he crossed the finish line in the men's time trial race.

Wiggins ended the race with a time of 50:39.54 -- a whopping 42 seconds ahead of his closest competitor -- as he became the first cyclist to win both the Tour de France and a gold medal at the Olympics in the same summer.

More important than that was how Wiggins also became his country's most successful Olympic athlete, as he passed Sir Steve Redgrave's mark of six medals by earning his seventh in the time trial. It's quite the feat -- especially considering that prior to Wednesday the host team had been held without a gold medal -- so Wiggins's celebration plans pretty much make sense.

"I'm certainly going to go get a bit drunk tonight, but I think I've earned it," Wiggins said. His drink of choice? A vodka tonic.

Wiggins's country will be celebrating his big victory too, as The Mirror reports that those in Great Britain will be able to buy a stamp commemorating the cyclist's feats beginning on Thursday.

Royal Mail chief executive Moya Greene said: "We're delighted to be issuing these very special gold medal stamps to recognise our Olympic champion UK athletes. This is a first for Royal Mail and we are proud to play our part in celebrating the many victories this summer."

The best news about the Wiggins win on Wednesday is probably that it likely won't be his country's last. Track cycling -- where Britain took home seven of the ten gold medals at Beijing in 2008 -- begins on Thursday.

For more on the Olympics, check out SB Nation's London 2012 Olympics Hub. For more on Olympic Cycling, follow the 2012 Olympic Cycling section.


Nathan Adrian Takes Gold In 100m Freestyle At 2012 Olympics

Nathan Adrian isn't the name most associate with Team USA when it comes to men's swimming, but the 23-year-old took a step closer to Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte on Wednesday at the 2012 London Olympics by winning the gold medal in the exciting 100 meter freestyle final.

The Washington native and Cal-Berkeley graduate -- he majored in public health and graduated with honors, for what that's worth -- ended the 100 meter race with a time of 47.52 seconds, coming back to finish just one one-hundredth of a second faster than Australia's James Magnussen.

Adrian's gold medal on Wednesday was the first of his individual swimming career (he was a part of 4x100 freestyle gold medal team in 2008 at Beijing) and he looked the part following his victory ... at least until he figured out what he'd just accomplished, anyway.

"I don't like to put pressure on myself so I don't like to think about it as the Olympics, so you could probably tell on my face, 'Oh, sweet, I won the heat!' " Adrian told USA Today. "It took a minute and I was like, 'This is the Olympics.' It was a moment of disbelief."

The American's close margin of victory also likely left Magnussen in a bit of disbelief, as USA Today has documented a bit of a rivalry between he and Adrian.

The victory tasted sweeter because not only had Magnussen won the event at the 2011 world championships (Adrian finished sixth), but the 21-year-old Aussie had promised that he'd win gold in the 100 free at these Olympics.

"There's a lot to be said, but until you actually get into the water and do it, it all doesn't mean anything," Adrian said.

Adrian will attempt to follow up Wednesday's big win this weekend, starting with the men's 4x100 medley relay heats on Friday.

For more on the Olympics, check out SB Nation's London 2012 Olympics Hub. For more on Olympic swimming, follow the 2012 Olympic swimming section.


2012 Olympic Women's 800m Freestyle Relay: USA Captures Gold

Team USA has been quite impressive in the pool at the 2012 London Olympics thus far. It continued on Wednesday too, as the women were able to pick up yet another gold medal in the 800 meter freestyle relay finale.

Anchored by Allison Schmitt, America's young Olympians raced their way to an Olympic record -- and Team USA's 18th swimming medal thus far this summer -- with a time of 7:42.92. Australia actually led by over half of a second prior to Schmitt's entrance, but her astounding time of 1:54.09 was just too much for anyone else in the pool to keep up with.

"It was neck-and-neck the whole race," Schmitt said after the race. "I just wanted to bring up the energy and bring home the gold tonight in the relay."

While that quote talks about Schmitt bringing the energy, it's been fun thus far to see how relaxed the young American swimmers have been thus far in the summer games.

The relay swimmers danced on deck to a Rihanna song before the session, then took that relaxed demeanor into the race. When the Americans fell behind, they didn't panic.

"I had confidence in them," Schmitt said, "and I just wanted to bring it home for them."

It was Schmitt's second gold medal of the summer and fourth overall after also picking up a silver and a bronze in earlier events. Missy Franklin and Dana Vollmer also picked up their second medals of the summer, while Shannon Vreeland picked up her first.

For more on the Olympics, check out SB Nation's London 2012 Olympics Hub. For more on Olympic swimming, follow the 2012 Olympic swimming section.


Matt Grevers Makes Nathan Adrian's Bed For Winning Olympic Swimming 100 Freestyle

Swimmer roomies have a lot of bling and at least one made bed.


With 'Rule 40,' Greedy IOC Shows It Cares More About Its Sponsors Than Olympic Athletes

Athletes are banned from mentioning their sponsors on Facebook, Twitter or other social media during the Games. For many, it's their main source of income and they are protesting.


Men's 200m Breaststroke Final: Daniel Gyurta Wins Gold Medal, Breaks World Record

Daniel Gyurta set a world record while winning a gold medal in the men's 200m breaststroke.


Bradley Wiggins Wins Gold In Cycling Time Trial, Christopher Froome Gets Bronze

Bradley Wiggins is now Great Britain's most decorated Olympian ever after winning a gold medal in the cycling time trial on Wednesday at the Summer Games.


What To Watch, Day 5: Men's Gymnastics And Women's Fencing Highlight Wednesday's Medals

What To Watch on Day at the Summer Olympics, including Michael Phelps in the pool, the men's individual all-around in gymnastics and the fastest men's cyclists in the world.


Women's Cycling Individual Time Trial: Kristin Armstrong Dominates To Take Gold

American Kristin Armstrong won her second consecutive gold medal in the women's time trial on Wednesday.


8 Badminton Players Reportedly Disqualified For Match-Fixing

Late Tuesday night on the East Coast, news broke that multiple teams in the women's badminton tournament at the Summer Olympics were facing discipline after being accused of throwing matches. Teams from China, Indonesia and South Korea were seemingly surrendering points on purpose, hoping to lose in order to gain a better draw in the elimination round.

At the time, the Badminton World Federation announced that eight women were charged with "not using one's best efforts to win a match" and "conducting oneself in a manner that is clearly abusive or detrimental to the sport," but the punishments were not yet known. Until Wednesday. According to the Daily Telegraph's Paul Kelso, all eight players have been disqualified from the Olympics for match fixing.

The players, Chinese world champions Wang Xiaoli and Yu Yang, Greysia Poli and Meiliana Jauhari of Indonesia and two South Korean pairs, Jung Kyung-eun and Kim Ha-na, and Ha Jung-eun and Kim Min Jung, have been charged with attempting to throw their matches in an attempt to secure a favourable quarter-final draw.

You can watch video of both China's Yu Yang and Wang Xiaoli and South Korean's Jung Kyung-eun and Kim Ha-na apparently trying to throw their women's doubles match here at NBC Olympics.

Stick with SB Nation for more on the 2012 Summer Olympics, and this StoryStream as the badminton scandal unfolds.


2012 Summer Olympics: Event Schedule, TV Coverage, Streaming For Wednesday

The fifth day of the 2012 London Olympics will begin with the United States and China continuing its battle for dominance in the medal count. As things stand the two nations are tied at 23 medals apiece, but China holds a 13-9 lead in gold medals. Both countries will have several chances to pick up some more hardware on Wednesday.

Among the gold medal events athletes from the United States will compete in include two cycling events: the men's and women's individual time trial. Kristin Armstrong and Amber Neben will go for gold in the women's event while Taylor Phinney rides for the men's team.

NBC's primetime coverage will include the men's all-around gymnastics champion, which will feature the United States' John Orozco and Danell Leyva. But for those looking to watch it live, will have a stream available when it takes place at 11:30 a.m. ET.

The day's swimming events will include Michael Phelps, Ryan Lochte and Missy Franklin. To catch them and the rest of the action, here are some highlights from the day's television schedule (all times Eastern):

4 a.m.-8 p.m. - NBC Sports Network

Cycling - Women's Individual time trial - 7:30 a.m.
Men's Soccer - Brazil vs. New Zealand - 9:30 a.m.
Women's Basketball - United States vs. Turkey - 5:15 p.m.

7 a.m.-3 p.m. - Bravo

Tennis - Round-of-16 (men's and women's), mixed doubles

9 a.m.-6 p.m. - MSNBC

Fencing - Women's Sabre Round-of-32, Round-of-16 and Quarterfinals - 9 a.m.
Fencing - Women's Sabre Semifinals and Bronze Medal - 1:45 p.m.
Fencing - Women's Sabre Final - 3:30 p.m.

5 p.m.-8 p.m. - CNBC

Boxing - Men's bantamweight, heavyweight and super heavyweight elimination matches

10 a.m.-5 p.m. - NBC

Cycling - Men's individual time trial - 10 a.m.
Swimming - Qualifying - 11:05 a.m., 12:30 p.m.
Women's Volleyball - USA vs. China - 3:00 p.m.

8 p.m.-12 a.m. - NBC

Men's Gymnastics - All-around champion
Swimming - Gold medal finals (Men's: 200m breaststroke, 100m freestyle; Women's: 4x200m freestyle, 200m butterfly)
Women' Beach Volleyball - USA vs. Austria has a complete medal tracker to keep up to date with the top nations.

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