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Samantha Arevalo Salinas of Ecuador starts in a women's 800-meter freestyle swimming heat at the Aquatics Centre in the Olympic Park during the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. (Aug. 2, 2012)

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Russian gymnast Aliya Mustafina stands between U.S. gymnasts
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Russian gymnast Aliya Mustafina stands between U.S. gymnasts Gabrielle Douglas, left, and Alexandra Raisman during the artistic gymnastics women's individual all-around competition final at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (Aug. 2, 2012)

Gabrielle Douglas of the United States competes on
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Gabrielle Douglas of the United States competes on the balance beam in the Artistic Gymnastics Women's Individual All-Around final on Day 6 of the London 2012 Olympic Games. (Aug. 2, 2012)

Gabrielle Douglas of the United States celebrates on
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Gabrielle Douglas of the United States celebrates on the podium after winning the gold medal in the Artistic Gymnastics Women's Individual All-Around final on Day 6 of the London 2012 Olympic Games. (Aug. 2, 2012)

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U.S. gymnast Gabrielle Douglas performs on the beam
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U.S. gymnast Gabrielle Douglas performs on the beam during the artistic gymnastics women's individual all-around final. (Aug. 2, 2012)

Gabrielle Douglas of the United States competes on
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Gabrielle Douglas of the United States competes on the balance beam in the Artistic Gymnastics Women's Individual All-Around final on Day 6 of the London 2012 Olympic Games. (Aug. 2, 2012)

Tuvshinbayar Naidan of Mongolia reacts after winning against
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Tuvshinbayar Naidan of Mongolia reacts after winning against Ramziddin Sayidov of Uzbekistan during the men's 100-kg judo competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (Aug. 2, 2012)

Jerome Fernandez of France sports a tattoo on
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Jerome Fernandez of France sports a tattoo on his left leg during the men's handball preliminary match against Tunisia at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (Aug. 2, 2012)

United States' Missy Franklin competes in a women's
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United States' Missy Franklin competes in a women's 200-meter backstroke swimming heat at the Aquatics Centre in the Olympic Park. (Aug. 2, 2012)

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China's Li Jun carries his gun during qualifiers
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China's Li Jun carries his gun during qualifiers for the men's double trap event, at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (Aug. 2, 2012)

China's Liu Wei (5) drives against Australia's Joe
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China's Liu Wei (5) drives against Australia's Joe Ingles (7) during a men's basketball game at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (Aug. 2, 2012)

Angelique Kerber of Germany reacts during her match
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Angelique Kerber of Germany reacts during her match against Victoria Azarenka of Belarus at the All England Lawn Tennis Club in Wimbledon, London at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (Aug. 2, 2012)

South Africa's John Smith, right, embraces teammate Sizwe
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South Africa's John Smith, right, embraces teammate Sizwe Ndlovu after winning the gold medal for the lightweight men's rowing fourin Eton Dorney, near Windsor, England, at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (Aug. 2, 2012)

Spain's rightwing Albert Rocas Comas performs a penalty
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Spain's rightwing Albert Rocas Comas performs a penalty during the men's preliminary Group B handball match Spain vs South Korea for the London 2012 Olympics Games. (Aug. 2, 2012)

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Yauhen Biadulin of Belarus, left, competes against Tagir
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Yauhen Biadulin of Belarus, left, competes against Tagir Khaibulaev of Russia during the men's 100-kg judo competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (Aug. 2, 2012)

Thierry Fabre of France competes against Ramadan Darwish
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Thierry Fabre of France competes against Ramadan Darwish of Egypt (in blue) during the men's 100-kg judo competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (Aug. 2, 2012)

Samantha Arevalo Salinas of Ecuador starts in a
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Samantha Arevalo Salinas of Ecuador starts in a women's 800-meter freestyle swimming heat at the Aquatics Centre in the Olympic Park during the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. (Aug. 2, 2012)

Britain's Sophie Troiano faces Egypt's Shaimaa Elgammal during
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Britain's Sophie Troiano faces Egypt's Shaimaa Elgammal during a round of 16 match at women's team foil fencing at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (Aug. 2, 2012)

Britain's Sophie Troianol reacts during a round of
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Britain's Sophie Troianol reacts during a round of 16 match against Egypt at women's team foil fencing at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (Aug. 2, 2012)

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Maria Zonta of Argentina reacts during a loss
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Maria Zonta of Argentina reacts during a loss to the Netherlands in a beach volleyball match at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (Aug. 2, 2012)

Denmark's Lotte Friis reacts after competing in a
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Denmark's Lotte Friis reacts after competing in a women's 800-meter freestyle swimming heat at the Aquatics Centre in the Olympic Park during the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. (Aug. 2, 2012)

Germany's Denys Kaliberda (6) prepares to pass the
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Germany's Denys Kaliberda (6) prepares to pass the ball against Serbia during a men's volleyball preliminary match at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (Aug. 2, 2012)

Maria Zonta of Argentina reacts during a loss
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Maria Zonta of Argentina reacts during a loss to the Netherlands in a beach volleyball match at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (Aug. 2, 2012)

United States' Hope Solo arrives at a soccer
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United States' Hope Solo arrives at a soccer practice for the 2012 London Summer Olympics at Cochrane Park in Newcastle, England. (Aug. 2, 2012)

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Sanne Keizer of the Netherlands celebrates after a
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Sanne Keizer of the Netherlands celebrates after a win over Argentina during a beach volleyball match at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (Aug. 2, 2012)

Anna Gallay of Argentina reacts during a beach
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Anna Gallay of Argentina reacts during a beach volleyball match against the Netherlands at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (Aug. 2, 2012)

Supporters of France pose during the men's handball
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Supporters of France pose during the men's handball preliminary match between France and Tunesia at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (Aug. 2, 2012)

Missy Franklin of the United States turns in
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Missy Franklin of the United States turns in a women's 200-meter backstroke swimming heat at the Aquatics Centre in Olympic Park. (Aug. 2, 2012)

Wang Hao of China, serves against Chuang Chih-yuan
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Wang Hao of China, serves against Chuang Chih-yuan of Taiwan,, during the men's table tennis singles competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (Aug. 2, 2012)

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Germany's Max Gunthor (15) celebrates during the team's
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Germany's Max Gunthor (15) celebrates during the team's 3-2 win over Serbia during a men's volleyball preliminary match at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (Aug. 2, 2012)

France's Astrid Guyart is reflected in the foil
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France's Astrid Guyart is reflected in the foil of Poland's Malgorzata Wojtkowiak during a quarterfinals match at women's team foil fencing at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (Aug. 2, 2012)

Wang Hao of China, reacts after winning his
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Wang Hao of China, reacts after winning his match against Chuang Chih-yuan of Taiwan, during the men's table tennis singles competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (Aug. 2, 2012)

Missy Franklin waves after competing in a women's
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Missy Franklin waves after competing in a women's 200-meter backstroke swimming heat at the Aquatics Centre in Olympic Park during the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. (Aug. 2, 2012)

Japan's Kyomi Hirata faces Russia's Kamilla Gafurzianova during
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Japan's Kyomi Hirata faces Russia's Kamilla Gafurzianova during a quarterfinals match at women's team foil fencing at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (Aug. 2, 2012)

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