NBC Evening News for Friday, Aug 03, 2012
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(London: Chris Jansing) The women athletes at the London Olympics featured; scenes shown of gymnast Gabby Douglas and her Corn Flakes cereal box, the judo athlete who was the first Saudi Arabian woman to compete in the Games, runners from Brunei and Qatar, shooting medalist Kim Rhode, the American rowers. [Swimmer Missy FRANKLIN – says her biggest goal is to be a role model.] [3 young Franklin FANS – comment.] [DOUGLAS – says she wanted to inspire people.] [1984 Olympic gold medalist Mary Lou RETTON†- reacts to women in sports being the dominant force.] [NBC Olympics late night host Mary CARILLO†- comments on the impact of Title IX.] [Judo gold medalist Kayla HARRISON†- reacts.]
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