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The United State's Seth Kelsey looks on during (Credit: AP)

The United State's Seth Kelsey looks on during his match against Estonia's Nikolai Novosjolov in the men's individual epee fencing competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (Aug. 1, 2012)

London Olympics 2012: Day 5

An overview of the fifth day of the London 2012 Olympic games.

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United States' Nathan Adrian reacts after winning gold
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United States' Nathan Adrian reacts after winning gold in the men's 100-meter freestyle swimming final at the Aquatics Centre in the Olympic Park during the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. (Aug. 1, 2012)

Armenia's Meline Daluzyan reacts during the women's 69-kg,
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Armenia's Meline Daluzyan reacts during the women's 69-kg, group A, weightlifting competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (Aug. 1, 2012)

Brazilian gymnast Sergio Sasaki Junior performs on the
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Brazilian gymnast Sergio Sasaki Junior performs on the rings during the artistic gymnastics men's individual all-around competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (Aug. 1, 2012)

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U.S. gymnast John Orozco sits dejected after his
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U.S. gymnast John Orozco sits dejected after his performance on the floor during the artistic gymnastics men's individual all-around competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (Aug. 1, 2012)

A tattoo with the Olympics rings is seen
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A tattoo with the Olympics rings is seen on the arm of US archer Brady Ellison as he competes with Philippine's Mark Javier during the men's individual 1/32 elimination match on Day 5 at Lord's Cricket Ground. (Aug. 1, 2012)

Gymnast Cyril Tommasone from France performs on the
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Gymnast Cyril Tommasone from France performs on the vault during the Artistic Gymnastic men's individual all-around competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (Aug. 1, 2012)

Japan's Yu Ishizu shoots during an elimination round
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Japan's Yu Ishizu shoots during an elimination round of the individual archery competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (Aug. 1, 2012)

Nadine Zumkehr From Switzerland dives for a ball
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Nadine Zumkehr From Switzerland dives for a ball during the Beach Volleyball match against Russia at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (Aug. 1, 2012)

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Anastasia Vasina from Russia reacts during the Beach
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Anastasia Vasina from Russia reacts during the Beach Volleyball match against Switzerland at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (Aug. 1, 2012)

Germany's Judith Arndt races to the silver medal
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Germany's Judith Arndt races to the silver medal during the women's individual time trial cycling event at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (Aug. 1, 2012)

Kirstin Thiele of Germany, reacts after winning her
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Kirstin Thiele of Germany, reacts after winning her match against Chen Fei of China, during the women's 57-kg judo competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (Aug. 1, 2012)

Bulgaria's Tervel Pulev, right, fights China's Xuanxuan Wang
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Bulgaria's Tervel Pulev, right, fights China's Xuanxuan Wang during a heavyweight 91-kg preliminary boxing match at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (Aug. 1, 2012)

Novak Djokovic of Serbia tries to return the
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Novak Djokovic of Serbia tries to return the ball after slipping on the grass during his match against Lleyton Hewitt of Australia at the All England Lawn Tennis Club in Wimbledon. (Aug. 1, 2012)

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China's Li Xiaoxia faces China's Ding Ning, right,
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China's Li Xiaoxia faces China's Ding Ning, right, in the women's gold medal table tennis match at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (Aug. 1, 2012)

Hungary women's water polo athletes react after a
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Hungary women's water polo athletes react after a goal against China during a preliminary women's water polo match at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (Aug. 1, 2012)

Novak Djokovic of Serbia screams during his match
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Novak Djokovic of Serbia screams during his match against Lleyton Hewitt of Australia at the All England Lawn Tennis Club in Wimbledon, London. (Aug. 1, 2012)

U.S. rower Natalie Dell lays on her boat
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U.S. rower Natalie Dell lays on her boat after her team won the women's rowing quadruple sculls final in Eton Dorney, near Windsor, England. (Aug. 1, 2012)

Switzerland's Alex Muller shoots during an elimination round
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Switzerland's Alex Muller shoots during an elimination round of the individual archery competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (Aug. 1, 2012)

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Masashi Nishiyama of Japan, left, and Song Dae-Nam
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Masashi Nishiyama of Japan, left, and Song Dae-Nam of South Korea, react during their men's 90-kg judo match at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (Aug. 1, 2012)

Algeria's Safia Boukhima (12) crashes into a side
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Algeria's Safia Boukhima (12) crashes into a side wall in front of photographers during a women's volleyball preliminary match against Russia at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (Aug. 1, 2012)

Great Britain's Natasha Perdue competes during the women's
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Great Britain's Natasha Perdue competes during the women's 69-kg weightlifting competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (Aug. 1, 2012)

Sweden's Sarah Sjostrom prepares for a women's 100-meter
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Sweden's Sarah Sjostrom prepares for a women's 100-meter freestyle swimming heat at the Aquatics Centre in the Olympic Park during the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. (Aug. 1, 2012)

Nigeria's Felix Expo competes during the men's 77-kg,
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Nigeria's Felix Expo competes during the men's 77-kg, group B, weightlifting competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (Aug. 1, 2012)

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Spain's Andres Eduardo Mata Perez competes during the
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Spain's Andres Eduardo Mata Perez competes during the men's 77-kg, group B, weightlifting competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (Aug. 1, 2012)

Katrin Holtwick, left, from Germany celebrates with her
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Katrin Holtwick, left, from Germany celebrates with her teammate Illka Semmler, right, after defeating Mauritius in their Beach Volleyball match at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (Aug. 1, 2012)

Kazakhstan's Kirill Pavlov competes during the men's 77-kg,
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Kazakhstan's Kirill Pavlov competes during the men's 77-kg, group B, weightlifting competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (Aug. 1, 2012)

Taiwan's Tai Tzu-ying reacts after losing a women's
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Taiwan's Tai Tzu-ying reacts after losing a women's singles badminton match against China's Li Xuerui at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (Aug. 1, 2012)

Swimmers start in a men's 200-meter backstroke swimming
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Swimmers start in a men's 200-meter backstroke swimming heat at the Aquatics Centre in the Olympic Park during the 2012 Summer Olympics. (Aug. 1, 2012)

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United States' Michael Phelps, center, competes in a
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United States' Michael Phelps, center, competes in a men's 200-meter individual medley at the Aquatics Centre in the Olympic Park during the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. (Aug. 1, 2012)

China's Wang Hao serves against Japan's Seiya Kishikawa
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China's Wang Hao serves against Japan's Seiya Kishikawa during a men's quarterfinals table tennis match at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (Aug. 1, 2012)

China's Li Dan plays against Indonesia's Taufik Hidayat
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China's Li Dan plays against Indonesia's Taufik Hidayat in a men's singles badminton match at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (Aug. 1, 2012)

Konstantin Semonov from Russia reaches for a ball
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Konstantin Semonov from Russia reaches for a ball during the Beach Volleyball match against China at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (Aug. 1, 2012)

Jamaica's Veronica Campbell-Brown appears during a news conference
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Jamaica's Veronica Campbell-Brown appears during a news conference ahead of the athletics competitions at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (Aug. 1, 2012)

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Wu Penggen, left, and Xu Linyin, right, from
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Wu Penggen, left, and Xu Linyin, right, from China react during their beach volleyball match against Russia at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (Aug. 1, 2012)

Wu Penggen from China plays with sand during
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Wu Penggen from China plays with sand during the Beach Volleyball match against Russia at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (Aug. 1, 2012)

Russia's Evgeniya Startseva (13) serves to Algeria during
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Russia's Evgeniya Startseva (13) serves to Algeria during a women's volleyball preliminary match at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (Aug. 1, 2012)

The United State's Seth Kelsey looks on during
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The United State's Seth Kelsey looks on during his match against Estonia's Nikolai Novosjolov in the men's individual epee fencing competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (Aug. 1, 2012)

Great Britain's Heather Stanning, right, and Helen Glover
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Great Britain's Heather Stanning, right, and Helen Glover celebrate after winning the gold medal in the women's rowing pair event at the 2012 Summer Olympics in Eton Dorney, near Windsor, England. (Aug. 1, 2012)

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Hungary's Laszlo Cseh swims in a heat of
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Hungary's Laszlo Cseh swims in a heat of the men's 200-meter individual medley at the Aquatics Centre in Olympic Park during the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. (Aug. 1, 2012)

Great Britain's Heather Stanning, right, and Helen Glover
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Great Britain's Heather Stanning, right, and Helen Glover hug after receiving the gold medals for the women's rowing pair in Eton Dorney, near Windsor, England, at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (Aug. 1, 2012)

A spectator from Thailand wears traditional clothes and
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A spectator from Thailand wears traditional clothes and has his face painted with the national flags of Thailand and Britain outside Wembley Arena badminton venue at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (Aug. 1, 2012)

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