Barcelona '92

August 08, 1992

Yesterday

Track: Sergei Bubka made a shocking exit when he failed to make even one successful pole vault. And Jackie Joyner-Kersee couldn't keep up with Germany's Heike Drechsler in the long jump, settling for a bronze. And Derartu Tulu won the 10,000 meters -- the first track gold by a black African woman.

Tennis: Jennifer Capriati beat Steffi Graf to capture the Olympic gold and pronounced the whole experience "cool." And Germans Boris Becker and Michael Stich, both struggling this year in singles, won the doubles title.

Volleyball: The women shook off a tough five-set loss to Cuba and battered Brazil to claim a bronze. And a disjointed men's team lost to Brazil, ending any hope of a third straight gold medal. The men will play Cuba for the bronze tomorrow

Synchronized swimming: America's identical twins, Karen and Sarah Josephson, defeated Canada's identical twins.

Wrestling: John Smith completed a rocky ride to a second gold medal. A controversial victory gave Kevin Jackson his first gold, and Chris Campbell, 37, won a bronze.

Boxing: The string of U.S. Olympic boxing disappointments continued when Tim Austin lasted 64 seconds against Raul Gonzalez.

Medal table

Nation. ....... . ... G . ..........S . ......B . .........Tot

Unified Team......... 42. ......... 35. ..... 23. . ....... 100

United States. ...... 31. ......... 32. ..... 33. .......... 96

Germany.............. 24. ......... 19....... 26. .......... 69

China........ ....... 16........... 22. ..... 15. .......... 53

AFrance................ 8. .. ....... 5. . ... 14. .......... 27

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