Olympics 2012 Day One: What you may have missed
BBC Sport rounds up the action that might have passed you by on Day One of London 2012.
- SWIMMING: Ryan Lochte thrashed American compatriot and double Olympic champion Michael Phelps to take 400m individual medley gold.
- CYCLING: Mark Cavendish's Olympic gold medal bid ended in disappointment as Alexandre Vinokourov of Kazakhstan won the men's road race.
- ROWING: Great Britain's Helen Glover and Heather Stanning set a new Olympic record with a dominant victory in the first heat of the women's pair.
- SWIMMING: Sun Yang became the first Chinese male swimmer to earn gold as he won the 400m freestyle with an Olympic record.
- SWIMMING: China's Ye Shiwen, 16, broke the world record by just over a second to win 400m individual medley gold.
- EQUESTRIAN: Great Britain's Mary King finished an emotional first day of dressage in third place in the Olympic eventing.
- SHOOTING: Pregnant Malaysian Nur Suryani Mohamad Taibi stayed positive despite failing to make it to the Olympic 10m air rifle shooting final.
- SHOOTING: China won the first gold medal of the London 2012 Olympics in the women's 10m air rifle and ended the day on top of the medal table.
- BOXING: Anthony Ogogo got the Great Britain boxing team off to a winning start at London 2012, comfortably beating Junior Castillo Martinez at the ExCel Arena.
- BEACH VOLLEYBALL: British pair John Garcia-Thompson and Steve Grotowski were beaten by Canada's Joshua Binstock and Martin Reader in their beach volleyball opener.
- VOLLEYBALL: Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev watched on as Russia's volleyball side defeated Great Britain 3-0 in straight sets at Earls Court.