NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 08, 2012
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(London: Kevin Tibbles) The day’s events at the London Olympics reviewed; details given about the gold medal performances of beach volleyball players Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh-Jennings, who beat fellow Americans April Ross and Jennifer Kessy, and sprinter Allyson Felix, and about the frustration of hurdlers Dawn Harper and Kellie Wells over the attention given to 4th place finisher Lolo Jones; scenes shown of the celebration by German discus thrower Robert Harting. [WALSH-JENNINGS – comments.] [HARPER, WELLS – say the girls that earned their spot and got their medals prevailed.] [JONES – reacts to the criticism of her athletic ability.] [ZDF German television Eike SCHULZ- compares Harting to the Incredible Hulk.]
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