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Images from the 2012 Summer Olympics on Wednesday, August 8, 2012

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United States' Clayton Stanley, with his teammate Sean Rooney after losing a men's quarterfinal volleyball match between the United States and Italy, at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012, in London.

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USA's Matthew Anderson hugs teammate Sean Rooney (2) after the team lost 3-0 to Italy during a men's volleyball quarterfinal match at the 2012 Summer Olympics Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012, in London.

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USA's Donald Suxho and Sean Rooney react after losing 3-0 to Italy during a men's volleyball quarterfinal match at the 2012 Summer Olympics Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012, in London.

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Panama's Carolena Carstens Salceda looks on during her fight against Spain's Brigette Yague Enrique in women's 49-kg taekwondo competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012, in London.

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Hungary's Mate Lekai reacts after his team defeated Iceland during their men's handball quarterfinal match at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012, in London.

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Andrija Prlainovic of Serbia shoots against Australia during a men's quarterfinal water polo match at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012, in London. Serbia won 11-8.

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Japan's players celebrate winning their classification hockey match against South Africa at the Riverside Arena at the 2012 Summer Olympics, London, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012.

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United States' Aries Merritt, second from left, crosses the finish line ahead of United States' Jason Richardson, right, and Jamaica's Hansle Parchment, left, to win gold in the men's 110-meter hurdles final

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Saudi Arabia's Sarah Attar trails in a women's 800-meter heat during the athletics in the Olympic Stadium at the 2012 Summer Olympics, London, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012. Attar is the first Saudi woman to compete in athletics during the Olympics.

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Timo Boll of Germany competes against Leung Chu Yan of Hong Kong in the men's team table tennis bronze medal match at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012, in London.

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Spain's Viran Morros de Argila, right, and France's Jerome Fernandez challenge during their men's handball quarterfinal match at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012, in London.

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Germany's Sebastian Brendel celebrates after winning the gold medal in the men's canoe single 1000m in Eton Dorney, near Windsor, England, at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012.

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Spain's Viran Morros de Argila, covers his face after his team lost to France their men's handball quarterfinal match at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012, in London.

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In this photo taken with a fisheye lens, Belarus' Nastassia Mironchyk-Ivanova competes in the women's long jump final during the athletics in the Olympic Stadium at the 2012 Summer Olympics, London, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012.

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Vietnam's Huynh Chau Le fights Chinese Taipei's Chen-Yang Wei (in red) during their match in men's 58-kg taekwondo competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012, in London.

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United States' Brittney Reese competes in the women's long jump final to win gold during the athletics in the Olympic Stadium at the 2012 Summer Olympics, London, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012.

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Taxi driver Richard Meid waits for a fare in front of the British Museum during the 2012 Summer Olympics,Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012, in London.

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In this photo taken with a fisheye lens, Australia coach John Fox, pointing finger at bottom center right, talks to his players before a men's quarterfinal water polo match against Serbia at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012, in London.

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Simon Delestre of France rides his horse Napoli Du Ry in the equestrian individual jumping competition, at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012, in London.

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United States' Ashton Eaton, left, and Ukraine's Voleksiy Kasyanov, right, cross the finish line in a men's decathlon 100-meter heat during the athletics in the Olympic Stadium at the 2012 Summer Olympics, London, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012.

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United States' Donald Suxho dives but cannot reach a ball during a men's quarterfinal volleyball match against Italy at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012, in London.

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United States' Bernard Lagat rests on compatriot Galen Rupp following their men's 5000-meter heat during the athletics in the Olympic Stadium at the 2012 Summer Olympics, London, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012.

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United States' Ashton Eaton reacts after his throw in the shot put in the decathlon during the athletics in the Olympic Stadium at the 2012 Summer Olympics, London, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012.

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United States' Aries Merritt, right, beats teammate Jason Richardson, top and Jamaica's Hansle Parchment to win the men's 110-meter hurdles during the athletics in the Olympic Stadium at the 2012 Summer Olympics, London, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012.

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Spain's players react after their team lost to France their men's handball quarterfinal match at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012, in London.

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USA's Tyson Chandler slams a dunk against Australia's David Andersen during a men's quarterfinals basketball game at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012, in London.

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United States' Allyson Felix, second from right, crosses the finish line to win gold ahead of Jamaica's Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, right, in the women's 200-meter final during the athletics in the Olympic Stadium at the 2012 Summer Olympics, London, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012.

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Gallery posted: 8/8/2012 7:18 PM

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Athletes from the United States competed in volleyball , taekwondo, decathlon, and many other sports at the 2012 London Olympics Wednesday, August 8th.
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