Philippines, 21 Sep 2019
  Home >> News >> List of Articles >> Maloney L. Samaco

 
Search Boxer:
First Name
Last Name


BOXERS                         

CURRENT CHAMPIONS 

FORMER CHAMPIONS   

RATINGS                       

FIGHT SCHEDULES        

FIGHT RESULTS            

NEWS                            

HOUSE NEWS                

FORUM                          

FIGHT GALLERIES        

TRAINERS                     

MANAGERS                    

PROMOTERS                  

BOXING GYMS               

RING CARD GIRLS        




 



Dong Secuya
Web Editor

Rene Bonsubre, Jr.
Contributing Editor

Homer D. Sayson
NBA Section Editor




Ronnie Nathanielsz

Rich Mazon

Eddie Alinea

Epifanio M. Almeda

Anthony Andales

Jason Aniel

Hesiquio Balderas

Sid Bañez

Brett Bonetti

Marlon Bernardino

Winchell Campos

Socrates Celestial

T. Chin-Te

Carlos Costa

Christopher Cruz

Rob Cruz

Jonathan Davis

Dr. Ed de la Vega

Lito delos Reyes

Gianluca (Rio) Di Caro

Edwin G. Espejo

Dennis U. Eroa

Ron Galarpe

Joaquin Henson

Oliver Iglesias

Dionis Jacobe

Ted Lerner

Salven Lagumbay

Reylan Loberternos

Mike Angel Lopez

Salvador Lopez

Joan Secuya-Medida

Ryan Medida

Rico Navarro

Rod Mijares

Manny Pacquiao

Gerry Peñalosa

Greg R. Penilla, M.D.

Gov. Manny Piñol

Dr. Allan Recto

Hermie Rivera

Emmanuel T. Rivera

Virgi T. Romano

Nicholai R. Roska

Maloney L. Samaco

Sev Sarmenta

Reynaldo Seno

Myron Sta. Ana

Atty. Danrex Joseph V. Tapdasan

Recah Trinidad

Reni M. Valenzuela

Mark F. Villanueva




 
List of Articles by Maloney L. Samaco


 

2012 OLYMPICS: USA REGAINS MEDAL SUPREMACY AS THE GAMES CLOSE

By Maloney L. Samaco
PhilBoxing.com
14 Aug 2012



The United States emerged again as the sports power of the world by topping the final Olympic medal tally with 46 gold, 29 silver, 29 bronze medals for a total of 104. China, the overall champion and host in 2008, came in second with 38-27-23, 88. Host Great Britain showed that they were very successful as hosts in the staging as well as in the playing of the Games by coming in third with 29-17-19, 65.

Fourth place was Russia, 24-26-32, 82. Fifth was South Korea with 13-8-7, 28. Rounding up the top ten were: sixth, Germany 11-19-14, 44; seventh, France 11-11-12, 34; eighth, Italy, 8-9-11, 28; ninth, Hungary 8-4-5, 17; and tenth, Australia 7-16-12, 35.

The top twenty included Japan (7-4-17), Kazakhstan (7-1-5), Netherlands (6-6-8), Ukraine (6-5-9), New Zealand (6-2-5), Cuba (5-3-6), Iran (4-5-3), Jamaica (4-4-4), Czech Republic , and North Korea (4-0-2).

Those who won at least three gold medals were Spain, Brazil, South Africa, Ethiopia, and Croatia. The countries who won at least two golds were Belarus, Romania, Kenya, Denmark, Azerbaijan, Poland, Turkey, Switzerland, Lithuania, and Norway.

The following nations won at least a gold medal each, namely: Canada, Sweden, Colombia, Georgia, Mexico, Ireland, Argentina, Slovenia, Serbia, Tunisia, Dominican Republic, Trinidad and Tobago, Uzbekistan, Latvia, Algeria, Bahamas, Grenada, Uganda, and Venezuela.

Other countries who won medals were India, Mongolia, Thailand, Egypt, Slovakia, Armenia, Belgium, Finland, Bulgaria, Estonia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Puerto Rico, Chinese Taipei, Botswana, Cyprus, Gabon, Guatemala, Montenegro, Portugal, Greece, Moldova, Qatar, Singapore, Afghanistan, Bahrain, Hong Kong, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Morocco, and Tajikistan.

Of the 204 nations that participated, only 79 were able to win medals. That means 125 countries were not able to win any single medal and that includes the Philippines.

The Greatest Show on Earth closed on August 12 in a closing ceremony also known as A Symphony of British Music. It mixed up both conventional acts and modern artistic talent, to celebrate music having been one of Britain’s most popular cultural stuff over the past 50 years. The ceremony included a handover to the next host city for the 2016 Summer Olympics, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The Olympic cauldron was extinguished at one minute past midnight, formally indicating the end of the 2012 Olympic Games.

The guests of honor were IOC President Jacques Rogge and Prince Harry, as representative of the British monarch, Queen Elizabeth II. There was also a posthumous rendering of John Lennon's "Imagine", and a similar showing of a video of Freddie Mercury, then the performance of Brian May and Roger Taylor of Queen.

According to protocol, three national flags were hoisted one at a time during the ceremony with their respective national anthems played; that of Greece to honor the birthplace of the Olympic Games; the host country, Great Britain; and of Brazil, the host of the next Summer Games.

Sixteen days of sports and pageantry ended. As the London 2012 Summer Games came to a close, we conclude our series of articles about the 2012 Olympics.


Back to Maloney L. Samaco's Articles Listing



Recent PhilBoxing.com In-House articles:

  • Four Big Fights to Determine Pacquiao's, PH Boxing's Lot This 2019
    By Teodoro Medina Reynoso, 21 Sep 2019
  • JOSEPH DIAZ JR. VS. JESUS CUADRO OFFICIAL WEIGHTS
    By , 21 Sep 2019
  • Talented prospect Vito Mielnicki Jr. To Face Caleb Bailey Tonight in Midland, Texas
    By , 21 Sep 2019
  • UNDEFEATED WELTERWEIGHT JARON ENNIS TO FACE DEMIAN DANIEL FERNANDEZ IN NATIONAL TELEVISION RETURN SATURDAY, OCTOBER 5 LIVE ON SHOWTIME®
    By , 21 Sep 2019
  • SAUNDERS DEFENDS WBO SUPER-MIDDLEWEIGHT CROWN IN LA
    By , 21 Sep 2019
  • BOXING KONTRA DROGA TONIGHT AT ELORDES
    By , 21 Sep 2019
  • Fighters Make Weight For EVOLUTION Show in Pattaya, Thailand
    By Carlos Costa, 20 Sep 2019
  • MICHAEL DUTCHOVER vs. THOMAS MATTICE FINAL WEIGHTS AND QUOTES
    By , 20 Sep 2019
  • JOSEPH DIAZ JR. VS. JESUS CUADRO UNDERCARD PRESS CONFERENCE QUOTES
    By , 20 Sep 2019
  • Split-T Management's Fred Wilson Jr. and Ernesto Garza III in Action on Friday night
    By , 20 Sep 2019
  • WEIGHTS FROM BENSALEM, PA
    By , 20 Sep 2019
  • Two-Time World Title Challenger Petr Petrov back in Action On Friday Night in Ontario, California
    By , 20 Sep 2019
  • FM Mariano to banner Anvaya Cove executive chess (Sept. 28)
    By Marlon Bernardino, 20 Sep 2019
  • ERROL SPENCE JR AND SHAWN PORTER CONFERENCE CALL
    By , 20 Sep 2019
  • Undefeated Cataraja to fight Omayao Sept. 23
    By Lito delos Reyes, 20 Sep 2019
  • Boxing’s Newest Top Contender, Heavyweight Otto Wallin, Returns Home to Hero’s Welcome in Sweden After Courageous Battle with Lineal Champ Tyson Fury Last Saturday
    By , 20 Sep 2019
  • UNDEFEATED MARTIN RETURNS AGAINST ALOLOD FRIDAY FOR PBF CROWN
    By Dennis Principe, 19 Sep 2019
  • CANELO ALVAREZ VS. SERGEY KOVALEV LOS ANGELES PRESS CONFERENCE QUOTES
    By , 19 Sep 2019
  • SHAWN PORTER, ANTHONY DIRRELL & ROBERT GUERRERO LAS VEGAS MEDIA WORKOUT QUOTES
    By , 19 Sep 2019
  • MICHAEL DUTCHOVER AND RUBEN VILLA TRAINING CAMP NOTES
    By , 19 Sep 2019





  •  




     
    PhilBoxing.com has been created to support every aspiring
    Filipino boxer and the Philippine boxing scene in general.
    Please send comments to feedback@philboxing.com


    PRIVATE POLICY | LEGAL DISCLAIMER
    developed and maintained by dong secuya
    © 2019 philboxing.com.