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Olympics- pictures of the day

  • Britain's Chris Hoy celebrates with teammates after winning the gold medal in the men's team sprint track cycling event. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

  • Anna Kasprzak, of Denmark, and her horse Donnperignon, compete in the equestrian dressage. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

  • Italy's Romano Battisti and Alessio Sartori (back) celebrate their silver medal win in the men's double sculls finals rowing event. REUTERS/Eddie Keogh

  • France's Laure Manaudou (R) competes in the women's 200m backstroke heats swimming event. AFP PHOTO / FRANCOIS XAVIER MARIT

  • China's Zhang Jike celebrates after defeating China's Wang Hao in their men's singles gold medal table tennis match. REUTERS/Grigory Dukor

  • Britain's Zara Dampney reacts as she fails to save a point against Russia's Ekaterina Khomyakova and Evgeniya Ukolova during their women's preliminary round beach volleyball match. REUTERS/Marcelo del Pozo

  • Italy's Arianna Errigo competes against Russia's Larisa Korobeynikova (L) during their women's foil team gold medal fencing match. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

  • Britain's Edward Clancy, Geraint Thomas, Steven Burke and Peter Kennaugh compete on the last lap of their track cycling men's team pursuit qualifiers. REUTERS/Paul Hanna

  • U.S. gymnast and gold medallist Gabrielle Douglas stands for her national anthem during the artistic gymnastics women's individual all-around competition. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

  • German rowers celebrate after winning the gold medal in the men's eight rowing event. (AP Photo/Alexander Hassenstein, Pool)

  • Gold medalist Kristin Armstrong, of the United States, races on her way to clinch the gold in the women's individual time trial cycling event. (AP Photo/Sergey Ponomarev)

  • Trinidad's George Richard Bovell prepares to compete in a men's 50-meter freestyle swimming semifinal at the Aquatics Centre. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)

  • Gabrielle Douglas of the U.S. competes in the balance beam. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

  • Japan's Kanae Ikehata (L) competes against Doris Willette of the U.S. during their women's foil team classification 5-8 fencing match. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

  • Russian President Vladimir Putin congratulates Russia's Tagir Khaibulaev after he defeated Mongolia's Tuvshinbayar Naidan in their men's -100kg final judo match. REUTERS/Darren Staples

  • Britain's Etienne Stott celebrates his first place finish in the men's canoe double final at Lee Valley White Water Centre. REUTERS/Suzanne Plunkett

  • Horse Sandro Boy goes on trot ridded by Australia's Lyndal Oatley during the equestrian individual dressage Grand Prix Day 1. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings

  • USA team celebrate winning the gold medal at the victory ceremony after the women's eight finals rowing event. REUTERS/Mark Blinch

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