Daily Recap - London Olympics: Team USA Picks Up 8 Medals In Saturday's Events

Team USA brought home eight more medals on Saturday, adding to their already formidable total from the 2012 Olympic Games. Women's basketball led the way, thrashing France 86-50 in the gold medal game. The women's volleyball squad was not so lucky, going down 3-1 against Brazil in their final. Brigetta Barrett, a rising senior at University of Arizona, added another silver medal in the women's high jump.

The complete list of medals won by U.S. athletes 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 list of Saturday's events is available here. For an updated medal count, check out SI.com's medal tracker.

Stick with this StoryStream for more coverage of local athletes in the 2012 Olympic Games. For complete coverage from London, check out SB Nation's dedicated Olympics hub.

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