London 2012 Articles by Date

September 2012

  • London Track and Field Round Up: Great Britain Dominates At Home


    Posted almost 2 years ago by John Ohail

    Both rounds of the Games in London featured exhilarating track and field performances. Oakley athletes of all kinds succeeded during the second round of competition (especially those from the host nation).

  • Pair of British Discus Throwers Excel In Front of Home Crowd


    Posted almost 2 years ago by John Ohail

    A pair of British athletes have proven quite successful in the field discipline of discus in London. Both athletes secured podium spots in their various categories at the 2012 Games.

  • Canada's Michelle Stilwell Finishes First and Second on the Track in London


    Posted almost 2 years ago by Chasen Marshall

    While it wasn’t the result most people expected, Canada’s Michelle Stilwell was happy with a first and second place finish in London. Her fans likely expected the world record holder in the T52 100-meter and 200-meter races to finish first in both. “I don’t think you can be disappointed with any (medal from the Paralympic Games),” said Stilwell, who holds the world records in the 100m, 200m and 400m events. “I went out there and gave it everything I could and I’m ecstatic to come home with anything.”

  • London Hat-Trick for Angie Ballard


    Posted almost 2 years ago by Elishia Matta

    Australian Angie Ballard pulled a hat-trick in London with podium finishes in the 100m, 200m and 400m T53 wheelchair sprint events.

  • Kurt Fearnley Battles Hometown Favorite David Weir for Long-Distance T54 Wheelchair Dominance


    Posted almost 2 years ago by Elishia Matta

    Australian Kurt Fearnley came to London knowing that his long time rival David Weir of Great Britain would challenge him for glory across the middle and long-distance T54 wheelchair races.

  • Allison Jones Continues London Success, This Time On The Road


    Posted almost 2 years ago by John Ohail

    American Allison Jones joined a very short list (one) of U.S. female athletes to take the top spot in both winter and summer Games. Jones, who took top billing in ski competition in 2006 in Turin, added a C1-3 individual time trial title to her resume on Wednesday. Jones had already achieved a third place finish in London inside the velodrome in the C1-3 individual pursuit. Additionally, she placed third in the Women’s C1-3 Individual Road Race on Day 8 of competition in London.