clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

London 2012 Olympic Games: Primetime Open Thread (West Coast)

Half of these swimmers shown went to Cal!
Half of these swimmers shown went to Cal!

Here is the East Coast Thread.

Now for our West Coast readers.

If you have managed to avoid all information about the Olympics until now, this thread is the place for you.

Day 2 of the London 2012 Games. A lot more swimming happened today with Dana Vollmer going for the 100 Fly Gold and Nathan Adrian and the rest of the US men in 4x100 Free relay. Cal rowers were also in action today (though unlikely to be featured on primetime) as well as some Water Polo action.

See this page to find the profiles of all 38 Calympian this year, plus coaches and even a medical officer.

Here's the official description for tonight:

Host Bob Costas highlights the day in London from the women’s gymnastics qualifying, where Jordyn Wieber looks to lead the team to the top eight to advance to the finals, to four medal events in the pool. See whether the’s team of Michael Phelps, Cullen Jones, Jason Lezak, and Nathan Adrian hold off Australia and James Magnussen to repeat for gold in the 4x100m freestyle relay. Find out who will be contending for the podium in the semifinals for the men’s 200m freestyle, women’s 100m breaststroke, and the men’s and women’s 100m backstroke.
Watch On TV: NBC (8p-12a ET)