NBC Evening News for Thursday, Aug 09, 2012
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(London: Chris Jansing) The historic day at the London Olympics reviewed; details given about the victories for the US women’s soccer team, Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt and 17-year-old American boxer Claressa Shields, and about the South African relay team that includes amputee runner Oscar Pistorius, and American Manteo Mitchell’s courageous run with a broken leg; scenes shown of the sporting events, the celebration at Jamaica House in London. [Soccer player Abby WAMBACH, BOLT, SHIELDS – comment.] The cheering for American sprinter Allyson Felix noted.
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