Olympic Medal Count: Cal Leads Pac-12 With Eight, USC And Washington With Five Each

Aug 1, 2012; London, United Kingdom; Nathan Adrian (USA) reacts to winning the gold in the men's 100m freestyle final during the London 2012 Olympic Games at Aquatics Centre. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

Cal has earned two more gold medals in the pool to take the lead in the current medal count among Pac-12 schools. Here is the current updated medal count from this morning.

Team Gold Silver Bronze
Cal 3 1 4
USC 1 2 2
Washington 0 3 2
Arizona 1 1 0
Stanford 0 0 1

Here are the remaining results for the Pac-12.

Men's 100 meter freestyle

It was Nathan Adrian's night in the pool. The Cal grad claimed the 100 meter freestyle gold in a sensational race that went right down to the wire, as he was third at the 50 meter turn and just out-touched James Magnussen of Australia at the wall.

Women's 4 x 200 meter freestyle relay

Dana Vollmer of Cal won her second gold medal of these games when she ran the second leg of the United States's relay victory over Australia, as she helped push the USA from third to second. Alyssa Anderson competed in the freestyle relays and will earn a medal for her efforts.

Women's 100 meter breaststroke heats and semis

Rebecca Soni finished 1st overall in the 200 meter breaststroke heats and semis and seems on a mission to capture gold after missing out on the 100 meter win. Soni didn't just win her heats though; she set a world record doing so, finishing with a time of 2:20.00 for Thursday's final. The USC grad is the big favorite going into Thursday night's race.

Women's 100 meter freestyle heats and semis

Jessica Hardy of Cal finished 8th in the heats of the 100 meter freestyle semifinals, with Missy Franklin 10th. Hardy then qualified with the last available time in the semis to make the final tomorrow night, where she will be a bit of an underdog to medal swimming on the outside lane.

Men's 200 meter breaststroke final

Clark Burckle of Arizona finished sixth in the final, with Daniel Gyurta of Hungary finishing first overall.

Men's 200 meter individual medley

Markus Rogan of Stanford was swimming for Austria and managed to make it to the semifinals, but was disqualified for an illegal breaststroke dolphin kick.

Additionally, two more medals were awarded in the following events.

  • Stanford's Kristian Ipsen earned a bronze medal with Troy Dumais in the synchronized 3-meter springboard for the United States.
  • Accidentally omitted Rob Gibson (also of Washington) from the Canada silver medal men's eight rowing boat.
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