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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

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.


"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


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.

Don't miss


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.