U.S. Shines in Golden Hour
Nabs Nine Medals in About an Hour
The U.S. women's track and field team started the power hour rally with gold medals from Allyson Felix, Aries Merritt and Brittney Reese.
Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh Jennings chipped in by picking up their third career Olympic gold medals in beach volleyball. The Day 12 results were just what the U.S. needed to move past China in the overall medal count, 81-77.
Here are all the day's highlights:
(AP Photo/Petr David Josek)