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NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 31, 2012
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(London: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(London: Kevin Tibbles) The historic day at the London Olympics reviewed; details given about American swimmer Michael Phelps setting the record for the most medals, the gold medal for the US women’s gymnastics team, and China’s 4th place finish in gymnastics; scenes/photos shown. [PHELPS, gymnasts Gabby DOUGLAS††, Jordyn WIEBER††– react.] [Former US gymnastics coach Béla KÁROLYI††- says the Fabulous 5 is a strong team.]

(London: Brian Williams) The clearing of Chinese swimmer Ye Shiwen††, who smashed a world record, of doping charges and a silver medal for Queen Elizabeth’s granddaughter Zara Phillips and the British equestrian team reported; scenes shown of Princes William and Harry, Kate Middleton watching and of Phillips’ mother Princess Anne presenting the medals.

Williams, Brian;
Tibbles, Kevin

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