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London Olympics 2012: Day 3

Anna Vozakova from Russia stretches for a ball

Anna Vozakova from Russia stretches for a ball during the Beach Volleyball match against Greece at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. (July 30, 2012) Photo Credit: AP

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

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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)

Robert Foerstemann of Germany stands next to his
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Robert Foerstemann of Germany stands next to his bike as he arrives for a men's cycling training session at the 2012 Summer Olympics, in London. (July 26, 2012)

USA's Angel McCoughtry (8) drives to the basket
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USA's Angel McCoughtry (8) drives to the basket against Angola during the first half of a preliminary women's basketball game at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (July 30, 2012)

Kerri Walsh Jennings, right, and Misty May-Treanor, left,
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Kerri Walsh Jennings, right, and Misty May-Treanor, left, of US celebrate victory after their beach volleyball match against Czech Republic at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (July 31, 2012)

Jacob Gibb of the United States walks off
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Jacob Gibb of the United States walks off the court after being upset by Poland during a beach volleyball match at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (July 30, 2012)

Italy's Lucia Bosetti (16) celebrates with her teammates
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Italy's Lucia Bosetti (16) celebrates with her teammates after Italy's win over Japan in a women's preliminary volleyball match at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (July 30, 2012)

Iika Semmler of Germany strikes a graceful pose
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Iika Semmler of Germany strikes a graceful pose as she returns the ball during a beach volleyball match against Brazil at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (July 30, 2012)

U.S. gymnast Danell Leyva performs on the floor
Photo Credit: AP Photo Gregory Bull

U.S. gymnast Danell Leyva performs on the floor during the Artistic Gymnastic men's team final at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Monday, July 30, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

Great Britain's gymnast Daniel Purvis performs on the
Photo Credit: AP Photo Matt Dunham

Great Britain's gymnast Daniel Purvis performs on the pommel horse during the Artistic Gymnastic men's team final at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Monday, July 30, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

Chinese gymnast Chen Yibing performs on the rings
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Chinese gymnast Chen Yibing performs on the rings during the Artistic Gymnastic men's team final at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Monday, July 30, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

Gymnast Hamilton Sabot from France performs on the
Photo Credit: AP Photo Matt Dunham

Gymnast Hamilton Sabot from France performs on the parallel bars during the Artistic Gymnastic men's team final at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Monday, July 30, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

Bronze medalists Nicholas McCrory, front and David Boudia,
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Bronze medalists Nicholas McCrory, front and David Boudia, rear, from the US compete during the Men's Synchronized 10 Meter Platform Diving final at the Aquatics Centre in the Olympic Park during the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. (July 30, 2012)

Australia's Damien Hooper, right, fights USA's Marcus Browne
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Australia's Damien Hooper, right, fights USA's Marcus Browne during a light heavyweight 81-kg preliminary boxing match at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. (July 30, 2012)

Zhan Yanquan and Cao Yuan of China compete
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Zhan Yanquan and Cao Yuan of China compete during the Men's Synchronized 10 Meter Platform Diving final at the Aquatics Centre in the Olympic Park during the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. China won the gold medal in the event. (July 30, 2012)

Japanese gymnast Koji Yamamuro fails his vault jump
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Japanese gymnast Koji Yamamuro fails his vault jump during the Artistic Gymnastic men's team final at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. (July 30, 2012)

Bronze medalists Nicholas McCrory, front and David Boudia,
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Bronze medalists Nicholas McCrory, front and David Boudia, rear, from the US compete during the Men's Synchronized 10 Meter Platform Diving final at the Aquatics Centre in the Olympic Park during the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. (July 30, 2012)

Anna Vozakova from Russia stretches for a ball
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Anna Vozakova from Russia stretches for a ball during the Beach Volleyball match against Greece at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. (July 30, 2012)

Yuliya Kalina of Ukraine reacts after competing during
Photo Credit: AP Photo Hassan Ammar

Yuliya Kalina of Ukraine reacts after competing during the women's 58-kg, group A, weightlifting competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Monday, July 30, 2012, in London. Kalina took the bronze medal. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

Peter Waterfield and Thomas Daley of Great Britain
Photo Credit: AP Photo Mark J. Terrill

Peter Waterfield and Thomas Daley of Great Britain compete during the Men's Synchronized 10 Meter Platform Diving final at the Aquatics Centre in the Olympic Park during the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, Monday, July 30, 2012. Great Britain took fourth in the event. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Rowie Webster of Australia shoots at goal during
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Rowie Webster of Australia shoots at goal during their women's water polo preliminary round match against Italy at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Monday, July 30, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

Britain's Lizzie Neave competes in the heats of
Photo Credit: AP Photo Kirsty Wigglesworth

Britain's Lizzie Neave competes in the heats of the K-1 women's kayak slalom at Lee Valley Whitewater Center, at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Monday, July 30, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

Elisa Casanova of Italy reacts as she is
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Elisa Casanova of Italy reacts as she is tracked by Gemma Beadsworth of Australia during their women's water polo preliminary round match at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Monday, July 30, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

Maria Tsiartsiani, left, and Vasiliki Arvaniti of Greece
Photo Credit: AP Photo Dave Martin

Maria Tsiartsiani, left, and Vasiliki Arvaniti of Greece celebrate a win over Russia during a beach volleyball match at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Monday, July 30, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)

Germany's Jasmin Schornberg competes in the women's K-1
Photo Credit: AP Photo Victor R. Caivano

Germany's Jasmin Schornberg competes in the women's K-1 kayak slalom heats at the Lee Valley White Water Center at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Monday, July 30, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano)

John Garcia Thompson of Great Britain makes a
Photo Credit: AP Photo Dave Martin

John Garcia Thompson of Great Britain makes a dig during a beach volleyball match against Brazil at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Monday, July 30, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)

Peter Waterfield, left, and Thomas Daley of Great
Photo Credit: AP Photo Mark J. Terrill

Peter Waterfield, left, and Thomas Daley of Great Britain walk off the deck following competition in the Men's Synchronized 10 Meter Platform Diving final at the Aquatics Centre in the Olympic Park during the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, Monday, July 30, 2012. Great Britain took fourth in the event. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Sarah Clark of Britain reacts during her match
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Sarah Clark of Britain reacts during her match with Automne Pavia of France in the women's 57-kg judo competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. (July 30, 2012)

Ahmed Saad of Egypt competes during the mens
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Ahmed Saad of Egypt competes during the mens 62-kg weightlifting competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. (July 30, 2012)

Manuel Minginfel off Micronesia competes during the mens
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Manuel Minginfel off Micronesia competes during the mens 62-kg weightlifting competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. (July 30, 2012)

United States' Michael Phelps reacts after competing in
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United States' Michael Phelps reacts after competing in a men's 200-meter butterfly swimming heat at the Aquatics Centre in the Olympic Park during the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. (July 30, 2012)

United States' Michael Phelps competes in a men's
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United States' Michael Phelps competes in a men's 200-meter butterfly swimming heat at the Aquatics Centre in the Olympic Park during the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. (July 30, 2012)

Trajei Viken Skarlund, left, of Norway reacts after
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Trajei Viken Skarlund, left, of Norway reacts after a win over Canada during a beach volleyball match at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. (July 30, 2012)

Dimitrij Ovtcharov of Germany serves against Paul Drinkhall
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Dimitrij Ovtcharov of Germany serves against Paul Drinkhall of Great Britain during their men's table tennis match at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. (July 30, 2012)

Paul Drinkhall of Great Britain serves against Dimitrij
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Paul Drinkhall of Great Britain serves against Dimitrij Ovtcharov of Germany during their men's table tennis match at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. (July 30, 2012)

India's Bombayla Devi Laishram shoots during an elimination
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India's Bombayla Devi Laishram shoots during an elimination round of the individual archery competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. (July 30, 2012)

Jenly Tegu Wini of the Solomon Islands competes
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Jenly Tegu Wini of the Solomon Islands competes during the women's 58-kg weightlifting competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. (July 30, 2012)

Freedom Chiya from South Africa fails to reach
Photo Credit: AP Photo Petr David Josek

Freedom Chiya from South Africa fails to reach a ball during the Beach Volleyball match against Latvia at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Monday, July 30, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)

Manuel Minginfel off Micronesia competes during the mens
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Manuel Minginfel off Micronesia competes during the mens 62-kg weightlifting competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. (July 30, 2012)

Australia's Kieran Govers, left, shoots towards the goal
Photo Credit: AP Photo Bullit Marquez

Australia's Kieran Govers, left, shoots towards the goal as South Africa's Andrew Cronje defends during a men's field hockey preliminary match at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Monday, July 30, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)

USA's Courtney Hurley tries to avoid the epee
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USA's Courtney Hurley tries to avoid the epee of France's Laura Flessel-Colovic during a women's individual epee fencing round of 32 match at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. (July 30, 2012)

Zhang Xi of China reacts after beating Switzerland
Photo Credit: AP Photo Dave Martin

Zhang Xi of China reacts after beating Switzerland during a beach volleyball match at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Monday, July 30, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)

Kim Cha-youn, left, and WooSun-hee, right, of South
Photo Credit: AP Photo Vadim Ghirda

Kim Cha-youn, left, and WooSun-hee, right, of South Korea challenge Berit Kristensen, background, of Denmark during their women's handball preliminary match at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Monday, July 30, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)

Freedom Chiya of the Republic of South Africa
Photo Credit: AP Photo Dave Martin

Freedom Chiya of the Republic of South Africa sets the ball during a beach volleyball match against Latvia at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Monday, July 30, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)

Maria Alexandra Escobar Guerrero of Ecuador competes during
Photo Credit: AP Photo Hassan Ammar

Maria Alexandra Escobar Guerrero of Ecuador competes during the women's 58-kg, group B, weightlifting competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Monday, July 30, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

Annie Moniqui of Canada adjusts her weight belt
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Annie Moniqui of Canada adjusts her weight belt before competing in the women's 58-kg weightlifting competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. (July 30, 2012)

South Korea's Lee Yong-dae plays with teammate Ha
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South Korea's Lee Yong-dae plays with teammate Ha Jung-eun against Thomas Laybourn and Kamilla Rytter Juhl, of Denmark, in a mixed doubles badminton match at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. (July 30, 2012)

Germany's Monika Sozanska reacts after defeating Russia's Violetta
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Germany's Monika Sozanska reacts after defeating Russia's Violetta Kolobova in a women's individual epee fencing round of 32 match at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. (July 30, 2012)

Great Britain's Corinna Lawrence faces Romania's Simona Gherman
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Great Britain's Corinna Lawrence faces Romania's Simona Gherman in a women's individual epee fencing round of 32 match at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. (July 30, 2012)

Annie Moniqui of Canada reacts while competing during
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Annie Moniqui of Canada reacts while competing during the women's 58-kg, group B, weightlifting competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. (July 30, 2012)

Marcelina Kiala of Angola, left, is challenged by
Photo Credit: AP Photo Vadim Ghirda

Marcelina Kiala of Angola, left, is challenged by Croatia's Andrea Penezic during their women's handball preliminary match at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Monday, July 30, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)

Japan's Nozomi Nakano faces Italy's Rossella Fiamingo in
Photo Credit: AP Photo Dmitry Lovetsky

Japan's Nozomi Nakano faces Italy's Rossella Fiamingo in a women's individual epee fencing round of 32 match at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Monday, July 30, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky)

Romania's Alin George Moldoveanu, left, and India's Gagan
Photo Credit: AP Photo Rebecca Blackwell

Romania's Alin George Moldoveanu, left, and India's Gagan Narang shoot during the men's 10-meter air rifle final at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Monday, July 30, 2012, in London. Moldoveanu won gold in the event and Gagan took home the bronze.(AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)

Christopher Burton of Australia competes with his horse
Photo Credit: AP Photo Jae C. Hong

Christopher Burton of Australia competes with his horse HP Leilami competes in the equestrian eventing cross-country stage at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Monday, July 30, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Martin Boyd of the United States competes with
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Martin Boyd of the United States competes with her horse Otis Barbotiere in the equestrian eventing cross country phase at Greenwich Park during the 2012 Summer Olympics. (July 30, 2012)

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