Jacob Wukie and Jake Kaminski both went out in the round of 32.
Beach volleyball: The team of Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh lost their first ever set in Olympic play but still managed to top Stefanie and Doris Schwaiger of Austria, 21-17, 8-21, 15-10. The team of Jake Gibb and Sean Rosenthal easily handled the Latvian pair of Aleksandr Samoilovs and Rusland Sorokins, 21-10, 21-16.
Canoe-kayak: The men's kayak slalom singles ended with Daniele Molmenti of Italy with the gold medal. He was 1.35 seconds faster than Vavrinec Hradilek of the Czech Republic. Hannes Aigner of German got the bronze.
Team handball: In men's play, Montenegro beat Angola; Brazil crushed Britain; Norway over South Korea; France beat Sweden; Spain over Denmark and Croatia beating Russia.
Field hockey: As pool play starts to wrap up on the men's side, Australia shut out Spain, 5-0; South Africa tied Britain, 2-2; Pakistan over Argentina, 2-0; Netherlands beat Belgium, 3-1; New Zealand stopped India, 3-1 and Germany beat Korea, 1-0.
Judo: The U.S. took a day off from competing for any medals leaving the men's 198-pound class for South Korea's Song Dae-Nam to take the gold. Asley Gonzalez of Cubs won the silver and the two bronzes were awarded to Ilias Iliadis of Greece and Masashi Nishhiyama of Japan. In the women's 154-pound class, Lucie Decosse of France won the gold with Kerstin Thiele of Germany getting the silver and Yuri Alvear of Colombia and Edith Bosch of the Netherlands getting bronze.
Rowing: The best hope for a gold comes Thursday when the U.S. women's eight goes against a tough Canadian boat. The U.S. boat hasn't lost in five years. On Wednesday, the women's quadruple skull won a bronze. Natalie Dell, Megan Kallmoe, Kara Kohler and Andrienne Martelli finished almost five second behind the winning boat. Ukraine got the gold and Germany the silver.The U.S. was fourth in the men's eight. Germany, Canada and Britain filled the medal stand, in that order. In the women's pairs, Britain won its first medal of the Games. Australia was second and New Zealand third. Sarah Hendershot and Sarah Zelenka of the U.S. finished fourth.
Sailing: The U.S. crew of Anna Tunnicliffe, Debbie Capozzi, Molly O'bryan Vandemoer gives the U.S. its best medal chance as it sits in fourth after 48 of 66 races in the women's match-racing competition. They have a 5-2 record. Australia is leading. In the women's windsurfer class, after four races Marina Alabau Neira of Spain is in first and Farrah Hall is 18th after finishing 18th in Wednesday's two races. In the women's laser radial competition, after six races Annalise Murphy of Ireland is leading with the U.S.'s Paige Railey in seventh. She finished fourth and ninth in her two races. In the 49er group, Australia leads after six races with the U.S. in seventh. The crew of Erik Storck and Trevor Moore finished seventh and 12th in their races. And, in the men's windsurfer, Bob Willis is in 13th place after finishing 11th and 25th in his races. Dorian van Rijsselberge of Netherlands lead after four races.
Shooting: South Korea picked up a gold when Kim Jangmi won the women's 25-meter pistol competition. Chen Ying of China was second and Olena Kostevych was third. The only U.S. shooter Sandra Uptagrafft finished 28th.
Soccer: In men's play it was a good win for Britain as it beat Uruguay,1-0. In other games Mexico shut out Switzerland, 1-0; Brazil crushed New Zealand, 3-0; Egypt over Belarus, 3-1 and Senegal tied United Arab Emirates, 1-1. South Korea-Gabon, Japan-Honduras and Spain-Morocco all played to 0-0 ties.
Table tennis: China took first and second on the women's side although it was a bit of an upset. Li Xiaoxia, known in China as "Ms. No. 2" beat Ding Ning. Afterward, Ding suggested she was getting unfavorable calls from the Italian referee. Li, holding back her emotion, said she would not celebrate until after the team final. Feng Tianwei of Singapore won the bronze. China has won 21 of 25 gold medals in this sport since it was introduced.
Weightlifting: China finished first and second in the men's 170-pound class, Lu Xiaojun set both snatch and total world records on the way to the gold. Lu Haojie took the silver Cambar Rodriguez got the bronze. In the women's 152-pound class, Jong Sim Rim of North Korea finished first followed by Roxana Daniela Cocos of Romania and Maryna Shkermankova of Belarus.