5 Olympic things to know for Thursday

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By The Associated Press, Associated Press

LONDON (AP) — Here are the highlights of the London Olympics on Thursday:


1. US GOLD: Gabby Douglas won gymnastics gold in the women's individual all-around.

2. PHELPS AGAIN: Michael Phelps won the 200-meter individual medley, his 20th career Olympic medal.

3. PAINTING THE TOWN GOLD: British cyclist Bradley Wiggins had a major night-out after winning gold — and tweeted every detail.

4. RECORDS SMASHED: A string of cycling world records fell on the first day at a steamy velodrome.

5. PUTIN AT THE JUDO: Russian President Vladimir Putin showed up to watch judo — and saw his country collect gold.

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