Olympics Daily Bulletin - Sunday 12 August 2012

Category: Sport


The highest peak of the day was 15.9m who tuned in to watch Tom Daley win 10m Platform Bronze

  • Tom Daley won Diving Bronze for Team GB last night in an extremely competitive 10m Platform competition. 15.9m tuned in at 21:00 to see him clinch the medal across BBC One, BBC Three and BBC Olympics 2

12.9m tuned in last night as Mo Farah completed an historic double, adding 5000m Gold to the Gold he won in the 10000m

  • Mo Farah hit the front with 700m to go and held off all-comers to take 5000m Gold. The moment was watched by a peak audience of 12.9m at 19:55 across BBC One and BBC Olympics 1

Ed McKeever drew a peak audience of 2.9m as he got Team GB’s day off to a Gold medal-winning start in the K1 200m

  • Canoe Sprint star Ed McKeever led from start to finish to take Gold in the new K1 200m event. A peak audience of 2.9m tuned in at 09:40 to see him clinch the title across BBC One and BBC Olympics 3

Team GB’s Luke Campbell claims the first men’s Boxing Gold with a peak audience of 7.3m

  • Luke Campbell defeated Ireland’s John Joe Nevin to take Gold in the Olympic bantamweight competition last night. Watched live by 548,000 on BBC Olympics 8 at 8.55pm. BBC One switched over the action after the Athletics and peak of 7.3m were watching a replay of the fight at 21:10

Coverage highlights for today

Team GB’s Men’s Boxing team hope to add to Luke Campbell’s Gold from yesterday as Fred Evans and Anthony Joshua go in the ring

  • BBC One from 13:30
  • bbc.co.uk/sport and BBC Olympics 3 from 13:30

The Gold medal is decided in the Men’s Basketball with Spain standing in the way of the USA

  • BBC Three from 15:00
  • bbc.co.uk/sport and BBC Olympics 1 from 15:00

The Women’s Modern Pentathlon medals are decided today with Team GB interest in the form of Mhairi Spence and Samantha Murray

  • BBC Three from 12:35 (Swim); BBC One from 18:00 (Combined event)
  • bbc.co.uk/sport and BBC Olympics 4 from 07:55

Liam Killeen carry’s Team GB’s hopes in the Men’s Mountain Bike

  • BBC Two from 13:30
  • bbc.co.uk/sport and BBC Olympics 1 from 13:30