Here are some of the highlights for Team GB from the second full day of action at the London 2012 Olympics.
Great Britain’s eventing team has won silver in the team event this afternoon, finishing behind favourites Germany and ahead of New Zealand.
Nicola Wilson, Mary King, Zara Phillips, Tina Cook and William Fox-Pitt delighted the home crowd at Greenwich Park with a final score of 138.20, behind the German’s excellent performance at 133.70 and ahead of the Kiwis on 144.40.
A brilliant goal from Steph Houghton helped GB to a one nil win over Brazil at Wembley in front of a 70,500 crowd tonight. That makes it three wins out of three for Hope Powell’s strong GB side.
Great Britain women’s eight qualified for the Olympic final after finishing fourth in the rowing repechage at Eton Dorney. The race was won in thrilling fashion by Holland, who held off a strong challenge from Romania, with Australia in third. The British crew, bronze medallists at the world championships last year, finished a length behind in fourth to claim the last available place in Thursday’s final.
Olympic debutant Ali Young followed up her sturdy start to the regatta with a second in the day’s first Laser Radial race, which was won by Ireland’s Annalise Murphy for the third race in succession.
Windsurfer Bryony Shaw finished in seventh and sixth place from her first two races of the event see her sitting in sixth overall in the Women’s RS:X 8.5m2 class.
Jemma Lowe finished as eighth fastest in the 200m butterfly semi-finals to progress through to tomorrow night’s final. Earlier in the day, Ellen Gandy failed to progress from the heats in an event she was tipped to medal in.
Hannah Miley finished 7th in her 200IM final, in a slower time than she posted in the semi-final, but she was still happy with this result as its her weaker distance.
Team GB’s women’s hockey team produced a brilliant attacking display to defeat South Korea 5-3 at the Riverbank Arena tonight. It’s their second win of the tournament and they next play on Thursday against Belgium.
Sarah Barrow and Tonia Couch finished in a hard-fought fifth-place in the synchronised 10-metre platform event as China continued their success in the water at the Aquatics Centre.
After yesterday’s medal winning performance from the men’s gymnastics team, the crowd at the North Greenwich Arena were keen to see more of the same from GB’s women’s team, but it wasn’t to be with Great Britain finishing a credible sixth and the USA taking gold.
Women’s beach volleyball duo Zara Dampney and Shauna Mullin could not maintain their perfect start to London 2012 as they lost to Italian pair Marta Menegatti and Greta Cicolari at Horse Guards Parade this evening.
The British pair, who are ranked sixth, lost a tight opening set 21-18 but the second set was more one-sided and finished 21-12 to the Italian duo, who are the current reigning European champions.
Laura Robson produced a brave display against number two seed Maria Sharapova as he she slipped to a 7-6 (7-5) 6-3 defeat in the second round at Wimbledon.