Vinokurov caught Uran off-guard in the final sprint and won it with ease.
- Cycling: in the men's road race, Jurgen Roelandts took 7th place, coming 5th in the sprint of a big breakaway group. The group was 8 seconds behind the two riders who battled it out for the victory: Vinokurov and Colombia's Rigoberto Uran Uran, who took the silver.
- Swimming: Ward Bauwens set a new Belgian record in the men's 400 individual medley. However, his personal best was not enough for a place in the final.
- Rowing: Tim Maeyens qualified directly for the quarter-finals in the single sculls, winning his heat. He also set an Olympic record time: "But this doesn't give me any guarantees on a ticket for the final."