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Gymnast Ana Sofia Gomez Porras of Guatemala performs (Credit: AP)

Gymnast Ana Sofia Gomez Porras of Guatemala performs on the balance beam during the Artistic Gymnastics women's qualification at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (July 29, 2012)

London Olympics 2012: Upside-down gymnasts

Yes, you're seeing these photos the right way. Here are Olympic gymnasts upside-down during various performances.

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)

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)

U.S. gymnast McKayla Maroney performs on the vault
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U.S. gymnast McKayla Maroney performs on the vault during the Artistic Gymnastic women's team final at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (July 31, 2012)

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U.S. gymnast McKayla Maroney performs on the vault
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U.S. gymnast McKayla Maroney performs on the vault during the Artistic Gymnastic women's team final at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (July 31, 2012)

U.S. gymnast Jacob Dalton jumps off the rings
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U.S. gymnast Jacob Dalton jumps off the rings during the Artistic Gymnastics men's qualification at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (July 28, 2012)

Gymnast Cyril Tommasone from France performs on the
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Gymnast Cyril Tommasone from France performs on the rings during the Artistic Gymnastics men's qualification at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (July 28, 2012)

German gymnast Fabian Hambuchen performs on the rings
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German gymnast Fabian Hambuchen performs on the rings during the Artistic Gymnastics men's qualification at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (July 28, 2012)

German gymnast Marcel Nyugen performs on the horizontal
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German gymnast Marcel Nyugen performs on the horizontal bar during the Artistic Gymnastics men's qualification at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (July 28, 2012)

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U.S. gymnast Samuel Mikulak performs on the horizontal
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U.S. gymnast Samuel Mikulak performs on the horizontal bar during the Artistic Gymnastics men's qualification at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (July 28, 2012)

Gymnast Ana Sofia Gomez Porras of Guatemala performs
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Gymnast Ana Sofia Gomez Porras of Guatemala performs on the balance beam during the Artistic Gymnastics women's qualification at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (July 29, 2012)

Gymnast Ana Sofia Gomez Porras of Guatemala performs
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Gymnast Ana Sofia Gomez Porras of Guatemala performs on the uneven bars during the Artistic Gymnastics women's qualification at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (July 29, 2012)

Romania's gymnast Sandra Raluca Izbasa performs on the
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Romania's gymnast Sandra Raluca Izbasa performs on the vault during the Artistic Gymnastics women's qualification at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (July 29, 2012)

Chinese gymnast Huang Qiushuang performs on the uneven
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Chinese gymnast Huang Qiushuang performs on the uneven bars during the artistic gymnastics women's qualifications at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (July 29, 2012)

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U.S. gymnast John Orozco performs on the pommel
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U.S. gymnast John Orozco performs on the pommel horse during the Artistic Gymnastics men's qualification at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (July 28, 2012)

U.S. gymnast Danell Leyva performs on the horizontal
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U.S. gymnast Danell Leyva performs on the horizontal bar during the Artistic Gymnastics men's qualification round at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (July 28, 2012)

U.S. gymnast Jonathan Horton performs on the rings
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U.S. gymnast Jonathan Horton performs on the rings at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (July 30, 2012)

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