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2012 London Games at a glance: Friday

Published: Friday, Aug. 3 2012 12:27 a.m. MDT

Gold medallist Kimberly Rhode of the US takes aim during the women's skeet competion at The Royal Artillery Barracks in London on July 29, 2012, at the London 2012 Olympic Games. Rhode scored a new Olympic Record of 99 points.           AFP PHOTO/MARWAN NAAMANIMARWAN NAAMANI/AFP/GettyImages (Marwan Naamani,Afp/Getty Images) Gold medallist Kimberly Rhode of the US takes aim during the women's skeet competion at The Royal Artillery Barracks in London on July 29, 2012, at the London 2012 Olympic Games. Rhode scored a new Olympic Record of 99 points. AFP PHOTO/MARWAN NAAMANIMARWAN NAAMANI/AFP/GettyImages (Marwan Naamani,Afp/Getty Images)

The olympic moment

Kayla Harrison became the first American judo champion in the Olympics, winning the gold medal in the under-78-kilogram division by beating Britain's Gemma Gibbons 2-0.

Quotable

"That is an American dynasty, baby.

It's just so special."

Susan Francia

U.S. crewmember after the women's eight team captured gold to continue the squad's six-year dominance.

Local spotlight

RUSSELL HOLMES

Former BYU Cougar produced nine points, including seven kills and a block as the U.S. beat Brazil, 23-25, 27-25, 25-19, 25-17. Team USA is now 3-0 in preliminary action.

Kayla Harrison of the United States celebrates after winning her match against Gemma Gibbons of Great Britain for the gold medal during the women's 78-kg judo competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Thursday, Aug. 2, 2012, in London.  Harrison won the gold and Gibbons won the silver. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)    (Associated Press) Kayla Harrison of the United States celebrates after winning her match against Gemma Gibbons of Great Britain for the gold medal during the women's 78-kg judo competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Thursday, Aug. 2, 2012, in London. Harrison won the gold and Gibbons won the silver. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya) (Associated Press)

Don't miss

WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL

U.S. vs. Serbia

During NBC's 7 p.m. prime-time coverage

Reasons to watch: Highland High grad Logan Tom and Team USA look to remain unbeaten in the preliminary round.

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