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London Olympics 2012: Day 2

Annie Martin from Canada dives for a ball

Annie Martin from Canada dives for a ball during the Beach Volleyball match against Great Britain at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (July 29, 2012) Photo Credit: AP

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U.S. gymnast Jordyn Wieber is emotional after she
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U.S. gymnast Jordyn Wieber is emotional after she failed to qualify for the women's all-around finals during the Artistic Gymnastics women's qualification at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. (July 29, 2012)

Marie-Andree Lessard of Canada lies in the sand
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Marie-Andree Lessard of Canada lies in the sand after missing a shot during a beach volleyball match against Great Britain at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (July 29, 2012)

Great Britain's Shauna Mullin, left, and Zara Dampney
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Great Britain's Shauna Mullin, left, and Zara Dampney embrace after they beat Canada during a beach volleyball match at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (July 29, 2012)

Annie Martin from Canada dives for a ball
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Annie Martin from Canada dives for a ball during the Beach Volleyball match against Great Britain at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (July 29, 2012)

United States' Tony Gunawan, left, and Howard Bach
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United States' Tony Gunawan, left, and Howard Bach play against Koo Kien Keat and Tan Boon Heong, of Malaysia, in a men's doubles badminton match at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (July 29, 2012)

Germany's Jonathan Erdmann blocks the shot of Latvia's
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Germany's Jonathan Erdmann blocks the shot of Latvia's Martins Plavins during a beach volleyball match at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (July 29, 2012)

North Korea's An Kae Um competes with Cuba's
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North Korea's An Kae Um competes with Cuba's Acosta Bermoy, right, during the gold medal match in the women's 52-kg judo competition during the 2012 Summer Olympics. (July 29, 2012)

Britain's Ben Ainslie competes during the Finn Dinghy
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Britain's Ben Ainslie competes during the Finn Dinghy Class Race 2 during the London 2012 Summer Olympics in Weymouth and Portland, England. (July 29, 2012)

U.S. gymnast Alexandra Raisman reacts after qualifying for
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U.S. gymnast Alexandra Raisman reacts after qualifying for the women's all-around final during the Artistic Gymnastics women's qualification at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (July 29, 2012)

U.S. gymnasts Alexandra Raisman, right, and Gabby Douglas
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U.S. gymnasts Alexandra Raisman, right, and Gabby Douglas celebrate after qualifying for the women's all-around finals during the Artistic Gymnastics women's qualifications at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (July 29, 2012)

U.S. gymnast Gabby Douglas faces spectators during the
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U.S. gymnast Gabby Douglas faces spectators during the Artistic Gymnastics women's qualification at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

U.S. gymnast Gabby Douglas performs on the uneven
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U.S. gymnast Gabby Douglas performs on the uneven bars during the Artistic Gymnastic women's qualifications during the 2012 Summer Olympics. (July 29, 2012)

U.S. gymnast Gabby Douglas performs on the floor
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U.S. gymnast Gabby Douglas performs on the floor during the Artistic Gymnastic women's qualifications during the 2012 Summer Olympics. (July 29, 2012)

U.S. gymnast Jordyn Wieber performs on the floor
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U.S. gymnast Jordyn Wieber performs on the floor during the Artistic Gymnastic women's qualifications during the 2012 Summer Olympics. (July 29, 2012)

United States' Alexandra Raisman competes on the balance
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United States' Alexandra Raisman competes on the balance beam during the Artistic Gymnastics women's team qualification during the 2012 Summer Olympics. (July 29, 2012)

U.S. gymnast Kyla Ross performs on the floor
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U.S. gymnast Kyla Ross performs on the floor during the Artistic Gymnastic women's qualifications during the 2012 Summer Olympics. (July 29, 2012)

U.S. gymnast Kyla Ross performs on the floor
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U.S. gymnast Kyla Ross performs on the floor watched by coach Jenny Zhang during the Artistic Gymnastic women's qualifications during the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. (July 29, 2012)

Cyclists pedal under pouring rain during the Women's
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Cyclists pedal under pouring rain during the Women's Road Cycling race during the 2012 Summer Olympics. (July 29, 2012)

United States' Kristin Armstrong, right, leads the way
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United States' Kristin Armstrong, right, leads the way during the women's cycling road race final during the 2012 Summer Olympics. (July 29, 2012)

Russia's Olga Zabelinskaya, left, leads Marianne Vos, of
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Russia's Olga Zabelinskaya, left, leads Marianne Vos, of the Netherlands, center, and Britain's Elizabeth Armitstead, right, during the Women's Road Cycling race during the 2012 Summer Olympics. (July 29, 2012)

The pack of cyclists ride past Buckingham Palace
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The pack of cyclists ride past Buckingham Palace in the rain during the Women's Road Cycling race at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. (July 29, 2012)

Slovakia's Danka Bartekova shoots during the women's skeet
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Slovakia's Danka Bartekova shoots during the women's skeet final during the 2012 Summer Olympics. Bartekova won a shoot out to secure the bronze medal. Kimberly Rhode won the gold, becoming the the first American athlete to win an individual medal in five straight Olympics. (July 29, 2012)

Wu Minxia of China, left, and He Zi
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Wu Minxia of China, left, and He Zi compete during the 3 Meter Synchronized Springboard final at the Aquatics Center in the Olympic Park during the 2012 Summer Olympics. China won the gold medal in the event. (July 29, 2012)

Abigail Johnston and Kelci Bryant of the USA
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Abigail Johnston and Kelci Bryant of the USA compete during the 3 Meter Synchronized Springboard final at the Aquatics Center in the Olympic Park during the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. Johnston and Bryant won a silver medal for the USA. (July 29, 2012)

Abigail Johnston, front, and Kelci Bryant, rear, earned
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Abigail Johnston, front, and Kelci Bryant, rear, earned a silver medal for the United States in the 3 Meter Synchronized Springboard final at the Aquatics Center in the Olympic Park during the 2012 Summer Olympics. (July 29, 2012)

U.S. swimmer Missy Franklin, left, and Belinda Hocking,
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U.S. swimmer Missy Franklin, left, and Belinda Hocking, of Australia, after the women's 100-meter backstroke event at the Aquatics Center in Olympic Park during the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. The finals of the 100-meter backstroke will take place on Monday night. (July 29, 2012)

United States' Missy Franklin competes in a women's
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United States' Missy Franklin competes in a women's 100-meter backstroke swimming heat at the Aquatics Center in the Olympic Park during the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. Franklin won her heat in the preliminaries with a time of 59.37. (July 29, 2012)

United States' Ricky Berens, top, United States' Ryan
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United States' Ricky Berens, top, United States' Ryan Lochte, center, and China's Sun Yang, top, compete in a men's 200-meter freestyle swimming heat at the Aquatics Center in the Olympic Park during the 2012 Summer Olympics. Lochte had the second-fastest time in qualifying for the 200-meter freestyle, the morning after his win in a 400-meter individual medley final. (July 29, 2012)

United States' gold medalist Ryan Lochte competes in
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United States' gold medalist Ryan Lochte competes in the men's 200-meter freestyle swimming heat at the Aquatics Center in the Olympic Park during the 2012 Summer Olympics. (July 29, 2012)

United States' Rebecca Soni competes in the women's
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United States' Rebecca Soni competes in the women's 100-meter breaststroke swimming heat at the Aquatics Center in the Olympic Park during the 2012 Summer Olympics. (July 29, 2012)

United States' Matthew Grevers starts his heat in
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United States' Matthew Grevers starts his heat in the men's 100-meter backstroke at the Aquatics Center in the Olympic Park during the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. Grevers was the fastest overall in the 100-meter backstroke. (July 29, 2012)

United States' Allison Schmitt competes in a women's
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United States' Allison Schmitt competes in a women's 400-meter freestyle swimming heat at the Aquatics Center in the Olympic Park during the 2012 Summer Olympics. Schmitt advanced to the finals seeded second. (July 29, 2012)

United States' Missy Franklin starts in a women's
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United States' Missy Franklin starts in a women's 100-meter backstroke swimming heat at the Aquatics Center in the Olympic Park during the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. (July 29, 2012)

Japan's Ryosuke Irie, left, and United States' Matthew
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Japan's Ryosuke Irie, left, and United States' Matthew Grevers start in a men's 100-meter backstroke swimming heat at the Aquatics Center in the Olympic Park during the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. (July 29, 2012)

Nigeria's Ade Dagunduro (8) scores over Tunisia's Salah
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Nigeria's Ade Dagunduro (8) scores over Tunisia's Salah Mejri (15) during the second half of a preliminary men's basketball game at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. (July 29, 2012)

Ariel Hsing of the United States competes against
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Ariel Hsing of the United States competes against Ni Xia Lian of Luxembourg during the second round of women's table tennis at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. Hi defeated Ni to move on to the third round. (July 29, 2012)

William Coleman of the United States and his
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William Coleman of the United States and his horse Twizzle compete in the equestrian eventing dressage phase at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (July 29, 2012)

Cheng Ming of China shoots during the women's
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Cheng Ming of China shoots during the women's archery team competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. (July 29, 2012)

USA's James Williams competes against Russia's Nikolay Kovalev
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USA's James Williams competes against Russia's Nikolay Kovalev during the men's individual sabre round of 32 fencing at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. (July 29, 2012)

USA's Timothy Morehouse reacts after his men's individual
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USA's Timothy Morehouse reacts after his men's individual sabre round of 32 fencing match against Russia's Veniamin Reshetnikov at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. (July 29, 2012)

Masashi Ebinuma of Japan competes against Jun-Ho Cho
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Masashi Ebinuma of Japan competes against Jun-Ho Cho of South Korea during the men's -66kg judo competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. The referees originally declared Jun-Ho Cho of South Korea the winner but after a challenge judges ruled Ebinuma of Japan the winner. (July 29, 2012)

U.S. rowers, left to right in foreground, Mary
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U.S. rowers, left to right in foreground, Mary Whipple, Caryn Davies, Caroline Lind, Eleanor Logan, Meghan Musnicki, Taylor Ritzel, Esther Lofgren, Zsuzsanna Francia and Erin Cafaro stroke during a women's rowing eight heat in Eton Dorney, near Windsor, England at the 2012 Summer Olympics. Great Britain's boat is at rear. (July 29, 2012)

Coxswain Mary Whipple, foreground, and U.S. rowers, Caryn
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Coxswain Mary Whipple, foreground, and U.S. rowers, Caryn Davies, Caroline Lind, Eleanor Logan, Meghan Musnicki, Taylor Ritzel, Esther Lofgren, Zsuzsanna Francia and Erin Cafaro race a women's rowing eight heat in Eton Dorney, near Windsor, England at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (July 29, 2012)

U.S. rowers Robin Prendes, foreground, Nicholas la Cava,
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U.S. rowers Robin Prendes, foreground, Nicholas la Cava, William Newell and Anthony Fahden stroke during a lightweight men's rowing four repechage in Eton Dorney, near Windsor, England during the 2012 Summer Olympics. (July 29, 2012)

Mary Whipple, coxswain for the U.S. women's eight,
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Mary Whipple, coxswain for the U.S. women's eight, looks from her boat at the rowing venue in Eton Dorney, near Windsor, England at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (July 29, 2012)

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