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Daily Recap - London 2012: Saturday's Events Feature 8 Medals Earned By Team USA

Another day of the 2012 London Olympics is in the books, and Saturday's events saw Team USA adding another eight medals to their already formidable total. The biggest event of the day was the women's basketball team, who picked up their fifth straight gold medal in a dominating performance against France. The women's volleyball team came close to adding another gold, but they came up short against Brazil and had to settle for silver.

The complete list of medals won by Americans on Saturday:

  • Silver, Women's High Jump, Brigetta Barrett
  • Gold, Women's 4x400m Relay
  • Silver, Men's 4x100m Relay
  • Gold, Women's Basketball
  • Bronze, Women's Cross-Country Mountain Bike, Georgia Gould
  • Gold, Diving, Men's 10m Platform, David Boudia
  • Silver, Women's Volleyball
  • Bronze, Men's 60kg Freestyle Wrestling, Scott Coleman
A complete listing of Saturday's results is available here. For an updated medal count, check out SI.com's medal tracker.

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