Scrapbook: Local Olympians' Memorable Moments

Our local Olympic athlete's won some and lost some and created memorable moments along the way at the 2012 London Olympic Games.

63 photos
1/63
2/63
Getty Images
GymnasticsnGabrielle "Gabby" Douglas visited the USA House at the Royal College of Art while sightseeing in London. Douglas won two Olympic Gold medals with the U.S. Women's Gymnastics Team and in the all-around final.
3/63
Getty Images
Samuel Mikulak of the United States of America competes in the Artistic Gymnastics Men's Vault final on Day 10 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at North Greenwich Arena on August 6, 2012 in London, England.
4/63
AP
U.S. Olympian Jordyn Wieber visits the USA House at the Royal College of Art on August 7, 2012 in London, England. Wieber took home an Olympic Gold medal with the U.S. Women's Gymnastics Team.
5/63
U.S. Gymnast Anna Li injured her neck in the days leading up to the 2012 London Olympic Games. Li joined the U.S. Women's Olympic Team as an alternate.
6/63
getty Images
Women's Football/SoccernShannon Boxx of the United States celebrates after defeating Japan by a score of 2-1 to win the Women's Football gold medal match on Day 13 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Wembley Stadium on August 9, 2012 in London, England.
7/63
getty Images
Japan moves the ball against Amy LePeilbet #6 of United States in the first half during the Women's Football gold medal match on Day 13 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Wembley Stadium on August 9, 2012 in London, England.
8/63
getty images
(L-R) Hope Solo #1, Lauren Cheney #12 and Abby Wambach #14 of the United States pose with the the gold medal after defeating Japan by a score of 2-1 to win the Women's Football gold medal match on Day 13 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Wembley Stadium on August 9, 2012 in London, England.
9/63
DivingnU.S. Olympians Nick McCrory and David Boudia visit the USA House at the Royal College of Art on July 31, 2012 in London, England. Boudia took home the Olympic Bronze medal in the Men's Diving final.
10/63
getty Images
Christina Loukas of the United States competes in the Women's 3m Springboard Diving final on Day 9 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre on August 5, 2012 in London, England
11/63
getty Images
U.S. Olympian Kelci Bryant visited the USA House at the Royal College of Art on July 30, 2012 in London, England. Bryant along with diving partner Abby Johnston took home the Olympic Silver medal.
12/63
getty Images
SwimmingnU.S. Olympians Conor Dwyer and Ryan Lochte visit the USA House at the Royal College of Art on August 4, 2012 in London, England after winning the gold in the Men's 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay final on Day 4 of the London 2012 Olympic Games.
13/63
getty Images
Peter Vanderkaay of the United States celebrates with his bronze medal during the medal ceremony for the Men's 400m Freestyle on Day One of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre on July 28, 2012.
14/63
getty Images
Rachel Bootsma of the United States compete in the Women's 100m Backstroke heat 4 on Day 2 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre on July 29, 2012.
15/63
U.S. Olympian Allison Schmitt visits the USA House at the Royal College of Art on August 4, 2012 in London, England.
16/63
getty Images
Tyler McGill of the United States looks for his time after finishing second in the Men's 100m Butterfly heat 4 on Day 6 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre on August 2, 2012 in London, England.
17/63
Getty Images
(L-R) U.S. Olympians Alyssa Anderson, Clarke Burckle and Matt Grevers visit the USA House at the Royal College of Art on August 4, 2012 in London, England. Grevers took home three Olympic medals, two Gold, one Silver.
18/63
getty Images
RowingnJulie Nichols and Kristin Hedstrom of the United States compete in the Lightweight Women's Double Sculls finals on Day 8 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Eton Dorney on August 4, 2012 in Windsor, England.
19/63
getty Images
Grant and Ross James (third and fourth fourth left) competed in the Men's Eight Final A on Day 5 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Eton Dorney on August 1, 2012 in Windsor, England.
20/63
getty Images
U.S. Olympian Sarah Zelenka visits the USA House at the Royal College of Art on August 3, 2012 in London, England. Zelenka finished Fourth in the Women's Pair final day 5 of the Games.
21/63
getty Images
Adrienne Martelli, Megan Kalmoe (Second from left), Kara Kohler, and Natalie Dell of the United States celebrate after winning the bronze medal for the women's rowing quadruple sculls on Day 5 of the London 2012 Olympic Games.
22/63
gettty Images
Water PolonMelissa Seidemann looks to pass the ball against Ash Southern of Australia during the Women's Water Polo semifinal match at the Water Polo Arena on August 7, 2012.
23/63
getty Images
Bestsy Armstrong celebrates winning the Women's Water Polo Gold Medal match between the United States and Spain on Day 13 of the London 2012 Olympic Games.
24/63
Getty Images
Men's BasketballnAnthony Davis of the United States go to the basket during the Men's Basketball Preliminary Round match between Argentina and USA on Day 10 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Basketball Arena on August 6, 2012 in London, England. The U.S. Men's Basketball team took home the Olympic Gold after defeating Spain 107-100 Aug. 12.
25/63
NBCPhiladelphia.com
Andre Iguodala #9 of United States goes up for the dunk against Andres Nocioni #13 of Argentina during the Men's Basketball Preliminary Round match on Day 10 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Basketball Arena on August 6, 2012 in London, England.
26/63
getty Images
Luol Deng joins Great Britain as they line up for National Anthem before the Men's Basketball Preliminary Round match against China on Day 10 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Basketball Arena on August 6, 2012 in London, England.
27/63
getty Images
Patrick Mills #5 of Australia moves the ball against Deron Williams #8 of United States in the first quarter during the Men's Basketball quarter-final game on Day 12 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at North Greenwich Arena on August 8, 2012 in London, England.
28/63
getty Images
Kevin Love (L) of the United States jumps for the ball during the Men's Basketball quarter-final game on Day 12 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at North Greenwich Arena on August 8, 2012 in London, England.
29/63
getty Images
Women's BasketballnSwin Cash passes during the Women's Basketball quarter-final between Canada and the United States on Day 11 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Basketball Arena on August 7, 2012 in London, England. The U.S. Women's Basketball Team took home the Olympic Gold medal after defeating France 86-50.
30/63
Sylvia Fowles takes a shot during the quarter-final between Canada and the United States on Day 11 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Basketball Arena on Aug. 7.
31/63
getty Images
Australia attempts to control the ball against Candace Parker #15 of United States during the Women's Basketball semifinal on Day 13 of the London 2012 Olympics Games at North Greenwich Arena, London, England.
32/63
Lindsay Whalen of the United States celebrates in the final moments of their 86-73 victory over Australia during the Women's Basketball semifinal on Day 13 of the London 2012 Olympics Games at North Greenwich Arena, London, England.
33/63
getty Images
Maya Moore celebrates on the bench during the Women's Basketball semifinal against Australia on Day 13 of the London 2012 Olympics Games at North Greenwich Arena, London, England.
34/63
getty Images
Seimone Augustus #5 of United States celebrates with teammates after scoring against Australia in the Women's Basketball semifinal on Day 13 of the London 2012 Olympics Games at North Greenwich Arena, London, England.
35/63
Getty Images
Tamika Catchings looses the ball in the first half against Australia during the Women's Basketball semifinal on Day 13 of the London 2012 Olympics Games at North Greenwich Arena on August 9, 2012 in London, England
36/63
getty Images
Track and FieldnSilver medalist Dawn Harper of the United States poses on the podium during the medal ceremony for the Women's 100m Hurdles on Day 12 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 8, 2012.
37/63
getty Images
Kara Goucher of the United States competes during the Women's Marathon on Day 9 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at The Mall on August 5, 2012 in London, England.
38/63
getty Images
Molly Huddle lead the pack in the Women's 5000m Round 1 Heats on Day 11 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 7, 2012 in London, England.
39/63
getty Images
Wallace Spearmon Jr. finishes fourth in the Men's 200m Final on Day 13 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on Aug. 9 in London, England.
40/63
Getty Images
Evan Jager of the United States and Donald Cabral of the United States competes in the Men's 3000m Steeplechase on Day 9 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on Aug. 5.
41/63
getty Images
Amanda Smock of the United States competes in the Women's Triple Jump qualification on Day 7 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 3, 2012 in London, England.
42/63
getty Images
Geena Gall of the United States reacts after competing in the Women's 800m Semifinals on Day 13 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on Aug. 9 in London, England
43/63
getty Images
Amber Campbell of the United States competes in the Women's Hammer Throw Qualifications on Day 12 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on Aug. 8.
44/63
Dathan Ritzenhein of the United States celebrates with Mohamed Farah of Great Britain after Farah won the gold medal in Men's 10,000m Final with on Day 8 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on Aug. 4 in London, England.
45/63
getty Images
Lance Brooks of the United States competes in the Men's Discus Throw qualification 5on Day 10 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on Aug. 6 in London, England.
46/63
Getty Images
Kara Patterson of the United States competes in the Women's Javelin Throw Qualification on Day 11 of the London 2012 Olympic Games.
47/63
getty Images
(L-R) Morgan Uceny of the United States, Hellen Onsando Obiri of Kenya, Ekaterina Kostetskaya of Russia, Maryam Yusuf Jamal of Bahrain and Gamze Bulut of Turkey compete in the Women's 1500m Final on Day 14 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on Aug. 10 in London, England.
48/63
Getty Images
Gia Lewis-Smallwood competed in the track and field events at the 2012 London Olympic Games.
49/63
Getty Images
Desiree (Desi) Davila competed in the marathon event at the 2012 London Olympic Games.
50/63
Getty Images
WindsurfingnBob Willis, a graduate of Conn College, competes in the windsurfing event at the London Olympics.
51/63
Field HockeynKayla Bashore-Smedley competed at the 2012 London Olympic Games.
52/63
getty Images
WrestlingnU.S. Wrestler Ellis Coleman competed at the 2012 London Olympic London Games. Ellis failed to medal in London after loose early on in his first match during the Games.
53/63
Getty Images
Chas Betts competed at the 2012 London Olympic Games.
54/63
Ali Sue Bernard of the United States (red) and Anna Jenny Fransson of Sweden compete in the Women's Freestyle 72 kg Wrestling on Day 13 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at ExCeL on August 9, 2012 in London, England.
55/63
Getty Images
Ben Provisor competed in the wrestling events at the 2012 London Olympic Games.
56/63
getty Images
Men's ShootingnDaryl Szarenski of the United States competes in the Men's 50m Pistol Shooting on Day 9 of the London 2012 Olympic Game at the Royal Artillery Barracks on August 5, 2012 in London, England.
57/63
Michael McPhail of the United States competes in the Men's 50m Rifle Prone Shooting qualification on Day 7 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at The Royal Artillery Barracks on August 3, 2012 in London, England.
58/63
getty Images
Women's BoxingnClaressa Shields (R) of the United States celebrates defeating Nadezda Torlopova (L) of Russia during the Women's Middle (75kg) Boxing final bout on Day 13 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at ExCeL on August 9, 2012 in London, England.
59/63
getty Images
Women's Triathlon U.S. Olympian Gwen Jorgenson attends the Citi Signature Step at USA House on August 5, 2012 in London, England. Day 9 of Olympics.
60/63
getty Images
Women's FencingnMariel Zagunis visits the USA House at the Royal College of Art on August 6, 2012 in London, England.
61/63
Men's TennisnDonald Young of the United States of America returns a shot against Andreas Seppi of Italy during their Men's Singles Tennis match on Day 1 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in Wimbledon on July 28, 2012 in London, England.
62/63
Getty Images
Men's VolleyballnSean Rooney competed with the U.S. Men's Volleyball Team at the 2012 London Olympic Games.
63/63
AP
Women's BMXnUnited States' Brooke Crain (32) passes Alise Post, also of the U.S., who crashed in a BMX cycling women's semifinal run during the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, Friday, Aug. 10, 2012. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
Contact Us