Poland's Konrad Czerniak starts in a men's 100-meter butterfly
Poland's Konrad Czerniak starts in a men's 100-meter butterfly swimming heat at the Aquatics Centre in the Olympic Park during the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, Thursday, Aug. 2, 2012. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Womb of water
Belinda Hocking of Australia competes in the women's 200m backstroke heat 4 on Day 6 of the London 2012 Olympic Games.
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Spain's Pablo Herrera Allepuz misses the ball during a beach volleyball match against Japan.
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Qiushuang Huang of China competes on the balance beam in the Artistic Gymnastics Women's Individual All-Around final.
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Jim Asenathi and Roger Hudson of South Africa capsize while competing in the Men's 470 Sailing event.
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Wrapped up in emotion
Etienne Stott of Great Britain, who won gold in the after the Men's Canoe Double (C2) Slalom final, celebrates with the flag after the medal ceremony.
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Rosannagh Maclennan of Canada warms up during podium training for trampoline.
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Emotions run high
Great Britain's Gemma Gibbons reacts after winning her match against France's Audrey Tcheumeo of France during the women's 78-kg judo competition. Gibbons went on to win the silver medal.
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Spain's Liliana Fernandez signals her partner during a beach volleyball match against the United States. MORE: See all the hottest action from beach volleyball.
Russian President Vladmir Putin (left) and British Prime Minister David Cameron watch the women's 78-kg judo competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics.
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Lin Dan of China plays a smash during his men's singles quarterfinals badminton match against Sho Sasaki of Japan.
The English National Ballet troupe performs a preshow at the artistic gymnastics women's individual all-around competition.
Eye on the ball
Zhang Jike of China serves against Wang Hao of China during the gold medal match of the men's singles table tennis.
Russia's Aida Shanaeva pauses during a gold medal match against Italy in the women's team foil fencing. Italy went on to win the gold.
Police examine a backpack after the bomb searching dog was used at Westfeld shopping center next to Olympic Park. The area next to Jamie Oliver's restaurant was evacuated for 10 minutes before the all clear sign was given.
American Adam Wright holds on to the edge of the pool during a preliminary men's water polo match against Britain. USA won 13-7.
Light it up
Lights are dimmed during a show prior to the artistic gymnastics women's individual all-around competition final. American Gabby Douglaswon the gold medal in a stirring performance.
Egypt's Ramadan Darwish (blue) competes against France's Thierry Fabre (white) during the men's 100-kg elimination round. Fabre went on to win the match.
American Emil Milev shoots during the 25-meter rapid fire pistol men's qualification at Royal Artillery Barracks. Milev finished seventh while Russia's Alexei Klimov posted the top score.
Poland's Konrad Czerniak starts in a men's 100-meter butterfly swimming heat at the Aquatics Centre in the Olympic Park.