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Peter Joppich of Germany celebrates his win over Russia during the men's foil team fencing competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (Aug. 5, 2012)

London Olympics 2012: Day 9

Scenes from around London and the 2012 Summer Olympics on Day 9 of the Games. (Aug. 5, 2012)

Full London Olympics 2012 coverage

Mclain Ward, of Brewster, rides his horse Antares
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Mclain Ward, of Brewster, rides his horse Antares in the equestrian show-jumping team competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. (Aug. 5, 2012)

USA's Sanya Richards-Ross, front, and DeeDee Trotter head
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USA's Sanya Richards-Ross, front, and DeeDee Trotter head to the finish line in the women's 400-meter race. (August 5, 2012)

Jamaica's Usain Bolt yells after winning the men's
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Jamaica's Usain Bolt yells after winning the men's 100-meter. (Aug 5, 2012)

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United States' Holley Mangold reacts following a lift
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United States' Holley Mangold reacts following a lift during women's +75-kg weightlifting competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. (August 5, 2012)

Quanitta Underwood of the United States, leaves the
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Quanitta Underwood of the United States, leaves the arena after her fight against Natasha Jonas of Great Britain during the women's lightweight boxing competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. (August 5, 2012)

Beezi Madden of the United States competes with
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Beezi Madden of the United States competes with his horse Via Volo in the equestrian show jumping team competition during the 2012 Summer Olympics. (August 5, 2012)

Dominican Republic's Candida Estafany Arias Perez (8) spikes
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Dominican Republic's Candida Estafany Arias Perez (8) spikes the ball past Algeria's Tassadit Aissou (18) during a women's volleyball preliminary match at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (August 5, 2012)

Alexander Massialas of the United States competes against
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Alexander Massialas of the United States competes against Giorgio Avola of Italy, left, during the men's foil team fencing competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (August 5, 2012)

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Belgium's Benjamin van Hove tries to steal the
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Belgium's Benjamin van Hove tries to steal the ball from New Zealand's Hugo Inglis during their men's hockey preliminary match during the 2012 Summer Olympics. (August 5, 2012)

Britain's Victoria Pendleton competes in the track cycling
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Britain's Victoria Pendleton competes in the track cycling women's sprint during the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. (August 5, 2012)

Bobby Lea from the United States competes in
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Bobby Lea from the United States competes in the track cycling men's omnium individual pursuit during the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. (August 5, 2012)

Bobby Lea of the United States competes in
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Bobby Lea of the United States competes in the track cycling men's omnium individual pursuit during the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. (August 5, 2012)

United States' Sydney Leroux, left, stands alongside teammate
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United States' Sydney Leroux, left, stands alongside teammate Abby Wambach during a women's soccer training session for the 2012 London Summer Olympics in Manchester, England. (August 5, 2012)

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United States goalkeeper Hope Solo warms up during
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United States goalkeeper Hope Solo warms up during a women's soccer training session for the 2012 Summer Olympics in Manchester, England. (August 5, 2012)

United States' Abby Wambach warms up during a
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United States' Abby Wambach warms up during a women's soccer training session for the 2012 Summer Olympics in Manchester, England. (August 5, 2012)

United States' Serena Williams returns a shot as
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United States' Serena Williams returns a shot as she plays with partner Venus Williams against Czech Republic's Lucie Hradecka and Andrea Hlavackova in a women's doubles gold medal tennis match at the All England Lawn Tennis Club at Wimbledon during the 2012 Summer Olympics. (August 5, 2012)

Venus Williams, left, and Serena Williams of the
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Venus Williams, left, and Serena Williams of the United States confer as they compete against Andrea Hlavackova and Lucie Hradecka of the Czech Republic during the gold medal women's doubles match at the All England Lawn Tennis Club in Wimbledon, London during the 2012 Summer Olympics. (August 5, 2012)

Venus Williams, left, and Serena Williams of the
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Venus Williams, left, and Serena Williams of the United States confer as they compete against Andrea Hlavackova and Lucie Hradecka of the Czech Republic during the gold medal women's doubles match at the All England Lawn Tennis Club in Wimbledon, London during the 2012 Summer Olympics. (August 5, 2012)

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Andrea Hlavackova, top, and Lucie Hradecka of the
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Andrea Hlavackova, top, and Lucie Hradecka of the Czech Republic compete against Venus Williams and Serena Williams of the United States during the gold medal women's doubles match at the All England Lawn Tennis Club in Wimbledon, London during the 2012 Summer Olympics. (August 5, 2012)

United States' Benjamin Provisor, left, competes with Cuba's
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United States' Benjamin Provisor, left, competes with Cuba's Alexei Bel during the 74-kg Greco-Roman wrestling competition during the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. (August 5, 2012)

United States' Benjamin Provisor reacts after defeating Cuba's
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United States' Benjamin Provisor reacts after defeating Cuba's Alexei Bel, right, in the 74-kg Greco-Roman wrestling competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. (August 5, 2012)

South Korea's Cho Ho-sung competes in the track
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South Korea's Cho Ho-sung competes in the track cycling men's omnium individual pursuit during the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. (August 5, 2012)

Novak Djokovic of Serbia serves to Juan Martin
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Novak Djokovic of Serbia serves to Juan Martin del Potro of Argentina in the men's singles bronze medal match at the All England Lawn Tennis Club at Wimbledon in London during the 2012 Summer Olympics. (August 5, 2012)

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United States' Kara Goucher competes in the women's
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United States' Kara Goucher competes in the women's marathon during the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. (August 5, 2012)

Competitors run around the Queen Victoria Monument in
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Competitors run around the Queen Victoria Monument in front of Buckingham Palace during the women's marathon at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. (August 5, 2012)

United States' Kara Goucher, Algeria's Souad Ait Salem,
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United States' Kara Goucher, Algeria's Souad Ait Salem, Germany's Irina Mikitenko, Japan's Risa Shigetomo, China's Zhu Xiaolin, Italy's Valeria Straneo, New Zealand's Kimberley Smith and Japan's Yoshimi Ozaki, from left, compete in the women's marathon during the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. (August 5, 2012)

Ethiopia's Tiki Gelana crosses the finish line to
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Ethiopia's Tiki Gelana crosses the finish line to win gold in the women's marathon at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. (August 5, 2012)

Victor Sintes of France competes against Race Imboden
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Victor Sintes of France competes against Race Imboden of the United States, right, during the men's foil team fencing competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (Aug. 5, 2012)

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James-Andrew Davis of Great Britain competes against Valerio
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James-Andrew Davis of Great Britain competes against Valerio Aspromonte of Italy, right, during the men's foil team fencing competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics. Italy beat Great Britain to advance. (Aug. 5, 2012)

Victor Sintes of France competes against Race Imboden,
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Victor Sintes of France competes against Race Imboden, right, of the United States during the men's foil team fencing competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (Aug. 5, 2012)

Cian O'Connor of Ireland competes with his horse
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Cian O'Connor of Ireland competes with his horse Blue Loyd 12 in the equestrian show jumping competition, at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (Aug. 5, 2012)

Hong Kong's Leung Chu Yan reacts during a
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Hong Kong's Leung Chu Yan reacts during a game against Japan in the men's team quarterfinals table tennis match at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (Aug. 5, 2012)

South Korea's Chung Jae-sung, left, and Lee Yong-dae,
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South Korea's Chung Jae-sung, left, and Lee Yong-dae, celebrate after winning the men's doubles badminton bronze medal match against Malaysia's Koo Kien Keat and Tan Boon Heong, unseen, at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (Aug. 5, 2012)

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Malaysia's Koo Kien Keat, who plays with partner
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Malaysia's Koo Kien Keat, who plays with partner Tan Boon Heong, unseen, returns the shuttlecock from between his legs while playing against South Korea's Chung Jae-sung and Lee Yong-dae in the men's doubles badminton bronze medal match at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (Aug. 5, 2012)

South Korea's Chung Jae-sung, left, and Lee Yong-dae,
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South Korea's Chung Jae-sung, left, and Lee Yong-dae, celebrate after winning the men's doubles badminton bronze medal match against Malaysia's Koo Kien Keat and Tan Boon Heong, unseen, at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (Aug. 5, 2012)

Czech Republic's Katerina Elhotova, left, drives past Angola's
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Czech Republic's Katerina Elhotova, left, drives past Angola's Nacissela Mauricio during a women's basketball game at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (Aug. 5, 2012)

Angola's Nacissela Mauricio, center, threads between Czech Republic's
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Angola's Nacissela Mauricio, center, threads between Czech Republic's Jana Vesela, left, and Eva Viteckova during a women's basketball game at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (Aug. 5, 2012)

Belgium's Tom Boon (27) is congratulated on his
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Belgium's Tom Boon (27) is congratulated on his goal by teammates during the men's hockey preliminary match against New Zealand at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (Aug. 5, 2012)

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Belgium's Tom Boon celebrates his goal against New
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Belgium's Tom Boon celebrates his goal against New Zealand during their men's hockey preliminary match at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (Aug. 5, 2012)

New Zealand's Shea McAleese passes to a teammate
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New Zealand's Shea McAleese passes to a teammate against Belgium during their men's hockey preliminary match at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (Aug. 5, 2012)

Czech Republic's Lucie Hradecka, left, and partner Andrea
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Czech Republic's Lucie Hradecka, left, and partner Andrea Hlavackova, right, react as they face United States' Venus Williams and Serena Williams in a women's doubles gold medal tennis match at the All England Lawn Tennis Club at Wimbledon, in London, at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (Aug. 5, 2012)

South Korea's Kim Yeon-koung (10) spikes the ball
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South Korea's Kim Yeon-koung (10) spikes the ball past China's Yang Junjing (9) and Zhang Lei (17) during a women's volleyball preliminary match at the 2012 Summer Olympics. Looking on is South Korea's Yang Hyo-jin (17). (Aug. 5, 2012)

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