Wednesday, August 15, 2012

London 2012- Day By Day

Day 1: Saturday July 28
Boxing: Men - bantam 56kg, rd of 32, John Joe Nevin bt Dennis Villy Ceylan (Den) 21 (5,8,8)-6 (2,2,2); now fights Kanat Abutalipov (Kaz) last 16.   Middle 75kg, rd of 32, Darren O'Neil bt Dennis Villy Ceylan (Den),  15 (4,8,3)-6 (3,2,1); now fights Stefan Hartel (Ger) last 16.  
Cycling: Road race  (110 finishers)– 1 Alexandr Vinokurov (Kaz) 5 hrs 45 mins 57 secs. Irish:  55 David McCann 5:46.37; .89 Nicholas Roche 5:46.37; 90 Damien Martin 5:46.37. 
Equestrian: Eventing  - Day 1, dressage (37 results): 1 I Klimke (Ger), Butt’s Abraxxas 39.30 pen pts. Irish: 12  Aoife Clarke (Master Crusoe)  48.90; 22 Joseph Murphy (Electric Cruise)  55.50; 30  Michael Ryan (Ballylynch Adventure) 60.20.
Gymnastics: Men's Individual - Floor: 33 Kieran Behan 13.966 (diff 6.400; exec 7.566).
Judo: Women's 48kg - Rd of 32: Lisa Kearney lost to Shugen Wu (CHN), ippon.
Rowing: Women's single sculls Ht 1 3  Sanita Puspure, 7:49.35 ( Q QF).  For Team GB: Men - Singles sculls, Ht 5: 1 Alan Campbell 6:47.62 (Q QF). Lightweight 4, Ht 2,: 1 Peter and Richard Chambers 5:49.29 (Q SF).
Swimming: Men's 100m breaststroke Ht 4: 8  Barry Murphy 1:01.57.

Day 2, Sunday July 29
Badminton: Women's singles - Chloe Magee bt  Hadia Hosny (EGY) 21-17, 21-6 (28 mins).
Boxing:  Men - welter 69kg, rd of 32,  Adam Nolan bt Carlos Sanchez Estacio (Ecu), 14-8 (6-3, 5-3, 3-2). Fights Andrey Zamkovoy (Rus), last 16, Fri Aug 3, 21.45
Canoeing (slalom): Men's K1 heats,  Eoin Rheinisch- Ht 1, 6th,  89.97. Ht 2. 11, 90.72. Overall: 12th fastest time  (+6.48); Q for SF Wed Aug 1.
Equestrian:  Eventing  - After Day 2, dressage. =27 Camilla Speirs (Portersize Just a Jiff),  47.60, 32 Aoife Clark  (Master Crusoe)  48.90,  53 Joseph Murphy (Electric Cruise)  55.60;  61 Mark Kyle (Coolio) 58.70,   64 Michael Ryan (Ballylynch Adventure) 60.20.
Teams (best three results) :  1 Germany 119.10, 2 Australia 122.10, 3 GB 127.00….10 Ireland 152.10. 
Sailing: Men's Star, Peter O'Leary, David Burrows. Race 1, 2nd (+32secs0,  24.42. Race 2, 6th (+0.52). Ireland lie 2nd behind Brazil with 8 pts. .
Swimming: Women - 100m breaststroke, Sycerika McMahon; ht 4,  8th, 1:08.80 (+3.24).  100m backstroke, Melanie Nocher; ht 2,  3rd, 1:02.44 (+.84). 400m freestyle, Grainne Murphy; Ht 4, 8th, 4:19.07 (+15.51).

Day 3, Monday July 30
Badminton: Men's singles - Scott Evans lost to Lin Dan (CHN) (2) 8-21, 14-21.
Boxing: Men's fly 52kg, Michael Conlon, bye to last 16.
Canoeing (slalom): Women's K1  heats, Hannah Craig, Run 1, 117.09;  Run 2, 108.99; 14th and Q for SF.
Equestrian:  Eventing  - Day 3, cross-country. Irish team: 21st Aoife Clarke (Master Crusoe) 52.50,  29th Joseph Murphy (Electric Cruise) 60.40, 35th , Mark Kyle (Coolio), 65.90.   Michael Ryan (Ballylynch Adventure) and Camilla Speirs (Portersize Just a Jiff), elim. Team - 8th.
Sailing: Men - Star,  Peter O'Leary, David Burrows, Race 3, 14th, Race 4, 5th; 5th overall.  49er,  Ryan Seaton ,  Matt McGovern, Race 1, 4th, Race 2, 8th; 6th overall. Laser, James Espey, Race 1, 38th, Race 2, 44th; 42nd overall. Women - Laser Radial, Annalise Murphy, Race 1, 1st, Race 2 1; 1st overall. .00.
Swimming:  Women - 200m IM, Sycerika McMahon, Ht 2, 3rd, 2:14.76; 22nd overall.

Day 4, Tuesday July 31
Badminton: Women's singles - Chloe Magee lost to Hongyan Pi (FRA) (16)21-16, 18-21,14-21.
Boxing: Men's flyweight 49kg, round of 32, Paddy Barnes bye to last 16.
Equestrian:  Eventing  - Day 4, jumping, Irish team: Aoife Clarke (Master Crusoe), Mark Kyle (Coolio) Joseph Murphy (Electric Cruise), 5th overall. Individual: 7 Clarke  52.52; 14 Murphy; 21 Kyle.
Rowing: Women - Single sculls QF2, Sanita Puspure, 4th (to C/D SF) . For Team GB: Men - lightweight four (Peter and Richard Chambers), SF 1, 1st 5:59.68.   Singles sculls QF2, 1 Alan Campbell 6:52.10.
Sailing: Men - Star,  Peter O'Leary, David Burrows, Race 5 11th, Race 6 11th; 9th overall . 49er,  Ryan Seaton,  Matt McGovern, Race 3, 15th, Race 4, 2nd; 6th overall. Laser, James Espey, Race 3 39th, Race 4 26th; 40th overal. Women - Laser Radial, Annalise Murphy, Race 3 1st, Race 4, 1st; 1st overall.

Day 5, Wednesday August 1
Boxing: Men - Bantam 56kg, last 16, John Joe Nevin bt Kanat Abutalipov (Kaz) 15-10 (5-2, 5-3,5-5).
Canoe (slalom): Men's K1 SF, 14 Eoin Rheinisch 153.98 (103.98+50 pen); dnq for final.
Cycling: Men's  Time Trial (44km), 27th David McCann, 56:03.77.
Rowing:  For Team GB: men's single sculls SFB, 2  Alan Campbell 7:18.92.
Sailing: Men -  Laser,  James Espey, Race 5, 47th; Race 6, 42nd; 45th overall.  49er,   Ryan Seaton,  Matt McGovern, Race 5, 12th; race 19th; 9th overall.  Women - Laser Radial,  Annalise Murphy, Race 5, 8th; (Race 6, 19th); 1st overall, 12 pts (race 6 result discarded).

Day 6, Thursday August 2
Boxing:  Men - Middle 75kg, last 16, Darren O'Neill lost to  Stefan Hartel (Ger) 12-19.  
Canoeing (slalom): Women's K1, Hannah Craig ; SF 10th 116.12; final 10th 127.36.
Equestrian: Dressage - Grand Prix Day 1, Anna Merveldt, Coryolano, 14th, 69.772.
Rowing: Women's single sculls SF C/D,  1st Sanita Puspure 7:51.69 (Q C final).   For Team GB&NI: men's lightweight four (Chambers brothers) final, 2nd (SILVER) 6:03.09. 
Sailing: Men - Star,  Peter O'Leary, David Burrows, Race 7, 17th (dsq); Race 8,  7th; 9th overall.  49er,  Ryan Seaton,  Matt McGovern, Race 7, 11th; Race 8, 9th; 9th overall.  470,  Ger Owens,  Scott Flanigan, Race 1, 18th, Race 2  25th; 23rd overall.
Swimming: Women -  200m backstroke, Melanie Nocher, heat 2, 7th, 2:16.27; 34th overall. Men - 50m freestyle, Barry Murphy, heat 4, 2nd, 22.76; 29th overall.

Day 7, Friday August 3
Athletics: Women - 400m, Rd 1, 4th Joanne Cuddihy, 52.09 (Q for SF).  10,000m final, 15th Fionnuala Britton, 31:46.71. Men - 1500m Rd 1,Ht 3, 13th  Ciaran O Lionaird, 3:48.35 (SB).  
Boxing: Men - Flyweight  52kg last 16, Michael Conlan bt  Duke Akueth Micah (Gha), 19-8 (5-2, 7-3, 7-3). Welter 69kg last 16, Adam Nolan lost to Andrey Zamkovoy (Rus), 9-18 (2-3,4-6, 3-9)
Equestrian: Dressage - Anna Merveldt, Coryolano, 33rd (placing after two days); top 32 qualify. 
Rowing: For Team GB&NI: men's single sculls final, 3rd (BRONZE) Alan Campbell 7:03.28.
Sailing: Men - Star,  Peter O'Leary, David Burrows, Race 9, 11th; Race 10, 7th; 9th overall, 75 pts; qualify for Sun's medal race. 49er,  Ryan Seaton, Matt McGovern;Race 9, 14th; Race 10, 7th; Race 11, 15th; 11th overall.  470, Ger Owens,  Scott Flanigan, Race 3, 24th;, Race 4, 25th; 25th overall.  Laser,  James Espey, Race 7, 27th; Race 8, 28th; 38th overall . Women- Laser Radial, Annalise Murphy, Race 7, 2nd; Race 8, 10th; 2nd overal (by 1 pt).
Table Tennis -    Team GB&NI (Na Liu). Women- Rd 1: Team GB&NI 0,  N Korea, 3.

Day 8,  Saturday August 4
Athletics: Women - pole vault Q GpB,  Tori Pena, NM (4.10). 3000m  steeplechase Rd 1, Ht2, 9th Stephanie Reilly, 9:44.77; 27th overall.  400m SF1, 5th Joanne Cuddihy 51.88. Men - 20km Walk, 9 Robert Heffernan,1:20.18.
Boxing: Men - Lt fly 49kg,  last 16, Paddy Barnes bt  Thomas Essomba (Cam), 15-10 (5-3, 6-4, 4-3). Fights Devendro Singh Laishram (Ind) in QF, Wed Aug 8, 20.45.
Cycling: Men's omnium, Martyn Irvine; flying lap 250m TT, 9th, 13.504 secs; 30km points race 6th, 47 pts;  elimination race, 15th, 15 pts. 10th overall, 30 pts.
Equestrian: Individual jumping,  1st Q, =1st Cian O'Connor, Blue Loyd, 0 fts;   =42 Billy Twomey, Tinka's Serenade, 4 fts; both  through to next round. 
Rowing: Women - Single sculls C final, 1st,  Sanita Puspure, 7:59.77; 13th overall.  
Sailing: Men - Laser, James Espey, Race 9, 25th; Race 10, 35th; 36th overall. 470, Ger Owens,  Scott Flanigan, Race 5, 15th; Race 6, 22nd; 25th overall.   Women - Laser Radial, Annalise Murphy, Race 9, 3rd; Race  10,7th; 3rd overall.
Triathlon: Women's final, 43rd Aileen Morrison, 2 hrs 8 mins 16 secs (+8mins 28 secs).

Day 9, Sunday August 5
Athletics: Women - Marathon, 66 Linda Byrne 2:37.13; 68  Ava Hutchinson 2:37.17; 107 Caitriona Jennings 3:22.11.
Boxing:  Men - Bantam 56kg, QF, John Joe Nevin bt  Oscar Valdez Fierro (Mex), 19-13 (5-5, 7-4, 7-4).
Cycling:  Men's omnium Day 2, Martyn Irvine (4km ind pursuit, 14th, 4:32.948;  15km scratch race 9th;  1km TT, 11th 1:04.558; 13th overall 64 pts.
Equestrian: Individual jumping,  2nd Q,   =31st Cian O'Connor, Blue Loyd 4fts; Q Rd 3. =56th Billy Twomey, Tinka's Serenade, 12 fts; elim.
Sailing: Men - Star,  medal race,  Peter O'Leary, David Burrows, 10th, 20 pts (+0.42).  49er,  Ryan Seaton,  Matt McGovern, Race 12, 7th; Race 13, 13th; 10th overall.
Shooting: Men - Trap Q,  24th Derek Burnett 71 pts ( 24,23,23); 2 more rounds tomorrow; top six into final.

Day 10, Monday August 6
Athletics: Women - 100m hurdles rd 1, ht 4, 4th, Derval O'Rourke, 12.91 (SB; Q as fastest loser). 
Boxing: Women - Light 60kg, QF, Katie Taylor bt Natasha Jonas (GB) 26-15 (5-2, 5-5, 9-4,7-4). 
Equestrian: Individual jumping,  3rd Q, =38th  Cian O'Connor, Blue Loyd, 12 fts; elim. Note: As first reserve, O'Connor still has a chance of making the Olympic Final if any of  qualifying horses fail to pass the vet check before Wednesday.
Sailing: Women- Laser Radial medal race,  Annalise Murphy, 4th.  Men - 49er,  Ryan Seaton,  Matt McGovern; Race  14, 16th;  Race 15, 16th; 14th overall, 149 pts.  470,  Ger Owens,  Scott Flanigan; Races 7, 25th; Race 8 27th; 27th overall. 
Shooting: Men-  Trap Q Day 2,  27th Derek Burnett 116x125 (Rd 4, 23x25, Rd 5 23x25).

Day 11, Tuesday  August 7
Athletics: Men- 200m Rd 1, Ht 4, 5th Paul Hession, 20.69.  Women - 5000m Ht 1, 10th Fionnuala Britton, 15:12.97 (PB). 100m hurdles,  Derval O'Rourke SF1, 5th 12.91.
Boxing: Men - fly 52kg QF, Michael Conlan bt Nordine Oubbaali (Fra), 22-18 (5-5, 7-7, 10-6) 
Sailing: Men - 470, Ger Owens,  Scott Flanigan; Race 9, 16th; Race 10, 5th; 23rd overall.
Triathlon: Men's final,  23rd Gavin Noble, 1 hr 49 mins 47 secs.

Day 12, Wednesday August 8
Athletics: Men - 5000m Rd1, Ht 2, 17th Alistair Cragg, 13:47.01.
Boxing: Women - Light/60kg, SF, Katie Taylor bt Mavzuna Chorieva (Tajikistan) 17-9 (3-1, 4-2, 6-3,4-3). Men - lt fly 49kg, QF, Paddy Barnes bt Devendro Singh Laishram (Ind) 23-18 (7-5, 10-5,6-8).
Equestrian: Individual jumping,  Cian O'Connor, Blue Loyd, Final Rd A, =1st on 0 fts), Final Rd B 1 time fault; 3rd BRONZE.

Day 13,  Thursday August 9
Athletics - Women: High  jump Q, Deirdre Ryan, 1.85; dnq.
Boxing: Women- Light/60kg final, Katie Taylor bt Sofya Ochigava (Rus), 10-8 (2-2,1-2,4-1,3-3). GOLD.

Day 14 - Friday August 14
Athletics: Women - 4x400 Rd 1 Irish team (Joanne Cuddihy, Marian Heffernan, Jessie Barr, Michelle Carey), Ht 2, 6th, 3:30.55.
Boxing: Men - Superfly/49kg SF, Paddy Barnes lost to  Shiming Zou (CHN) (1) 15-15 (5-8, 3-3, 7-4; 45-44 on countback). BRONZE. Bantam/56kg  SF, John Joe Nevin bt Lazare Alvarez Estrada (CUB) 19-14 (5-3,7-6,7-5) .  Fly/52kg SF, Michael Conlan lost to Robeisy Ramirez Carrazana (CUB),  22-10 (3-6, 3-4,10-4).BRONZE.
 Canoeing (sprint): Men - C1 200m, Andrej Jezierski, ht1, 2nd 41.404; SF2, 4th 42.012.

Day 15 - Saturday August 15
Athletics: Men - 50km walk, 4th Rob Heffernan 3:37.54; 29th  Brendan Boyce 3:55.1;  Colin Griffin DQ.  Women - 20km walk, 13th Olive Loughnane 1:29.39 (SB); 20th  Laura Reynolds 1:31.02 (PB).
Boxing: Men - Bantam 56kg final, John Joe Nevin lost to  Luke Campbell (GB) 20.45. SILVER.
Canoeing (sprint): Men - C1 200m B final, 1st Andrej Jezierski, 44.041; 9th overall.
Modern Pentathlon: Men's final, Arthur Lanigan O'Keeffe 26th , 2328 pts (fencing =29th, 736 pts; 8.45, swimming 9th, 1332 pts;  riding 120th, 1120 pts; 18th (1:08 handicap) going into final run/shot combined event).

Day 16 - Sunday August 16
Athletics: Men - marathon, 57th Mark Kenneally, 2 hrs 21 mins 21 secs.
Modern Pentathlon: women's final,  Natalya Coyle 9th, 5220 points (Fencing 19 wins, 16 loses, 556pts; 200m swim 2:19.17, 1320; PB; riding 5th, 1160 pts; 1:06.45 going into run/shoot, 13th, 2072 pts.

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