Andrew Chetcuti set a new Maltese national record when he finished third in his heat of the men’s 100m freestyle at the London Olympics in a time of 51.67 seconds beating his previous record set earlier this year.
Michael Phelps won a record 19th medal as the United States won the men’s 4x200 m freestyle gold with the silver going to France and China taking bronze.
Earlier Phelps had to settle for silver in the men’s 200m butterfly when he was beaten to the touch by South Africa’s Chad Le Clos.
Great Britain’s women are having a tremendous games, they beat Brazil 1-0 to set up a quarter final against Canada in Olympic football.
In eventing, Team GB held off a strong challenge from New Zealand to take silver behind gold medalists Germany.
Tour De France winner Bradley Wiggins is back in action today in the Men’s Olympic time trial.
Andy Murray cruised into the third round of the men’s tennis tournament with a straight sets victory against Finland’s Jarkko Nieminen.
There will be plenty of home nation support in the pool tonight with Great Britain’s Michael Jamieson and Andrew Willis both in the finals of the men’s 200 m breast-stroke.
Tomorrow could be an historic day for Malta as William Chetcuti targets a place in the final of the men’s double trap.
Chetcuti is ranked among the world’s top shooters and although his preliminary group looks the toughest draw, he should still be strong enough to qualify for the final shoot-off.
William begins his quest for Olympic glory on Thursday morning with the first round beginning at 10.30 local time.