Images from the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympics

 
Updated 7/27/2012 8:06 PM
Fireworks light up the Olympic Stadium during the Opening Ceremony for the 2012 Summer Olympics, Saturday, July 28, 2012, in London.
Fireworks light up the Olympic Stadium during the Opening Ceremony for the 2012 Summer Olympics, Saturday, July 28, 2012, in London.
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Fencer Mariel Zagunis leads Team USA into the stadium during the Opening Ceremony for the 2012 Olympic Summer Games, Friday, July 27, 2012, in London.
Fencer Mariel Zagunis leads Team USA into the stadium during the Opening Ceremony for the 2012 Olympic Summer Games, Friday, July 27, 2012, in London.
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The United States team parade during the Opening Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Friday, July 27, 2012, in London.
The United States team parade during the Opening Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Friday, July 27, 2012, in London.
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Steve Redgrave, right, holds the Olympic torch after entering the stadium during the Opening Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Saturday, July 28, 2012, in London.
Steve Redgrave, right, holds the Olympic torch after entering the stadium during the Opening Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Saturday, July 28, 2012, in London.
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British diver Tom Daley, left, parades with fellow team members during the Opening Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Friday, July 27, 2012, in London.
British diver Tom Daley, left, parades with fellow team members during the Opening Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Friday, July 27, 2012, in London.
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United States' Kobe Bryant smiles during the Opening Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Friday, July 27, 2012, in London.
United States' Kobe Bryant smiles during the Opening Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Friday, July 27, 2012, in London.
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Britain's Chris Hoy carries the flag during the Opening Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Friday, July 27, 2012, in London.
Britain's Chris Hoy carries the flag during the Opening Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Friday, July 27, 2012, in London.
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British athletes cheer during the Opening Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Friday, July 27, 2012, in London.
British athletes cheer during the Opening Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Friday, July 27, 2012, in London.
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United States's Mariel Zagunis carries the flag during the Opening Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Friday, July 27, 2012, in London.
United States's Mariel Zagunis carries the flag during the Opening Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Friday, July 27, 2012, in London.
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Athletes from the United States parade during the Opening Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Friday, July 27, 2012, in London.
Athletes from the United States parade during the Opening Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Friday, July 27, 2012, in London.
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Athletes from the United States pose for photographs during the Opening Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Friday, July 27, 2012, in London.
Athletes from the United States pose for photographs during the Opening Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Friday, July 27, 2012, in London.
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Great Britain's Olympic team circles the stadium during the Opening Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Friday, July 27, 2012, in London.
Great Britain's Olympic team circles the stadium during the Opening Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Friday, July 27, 2012, in London.
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Athletes from Senegal wave their flag and march in a parade during the Opening Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Friday, July 27, 2012, in London.
Athletes from Senegal wave their flag and march in a parade during the Opening Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Friday, July 27, 2012, in London.
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Canadian athletes cheer during the Opening Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Friday, July 27, 2012, in London.
Canadian athletes cheer during the Opening Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Friday, July 27, 2012, in London.
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Nigerian athletes walk in a parade during the Opening Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Friday, July 27, 2012, in London.
Nigerian athletes walk in a parade during the Opening Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Friday, July 27, 2012, in London.
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The United States' Olympic team circles the stadium during the Opening Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Friday, July 27, 2012, in London.
The United States' Olympic team circles the stadium during the Opening Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Friday, July 27, 2012, in London.
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Tajikistan's Mavzuna Chorieva carries the flag during the Opening Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Friday, July 27, 2012, in London.
Tajikistan's Mavzuna Chorieva carries the flag during the Opening Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Friday, July 27, 2012, in London.
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Jamaica's Usain Bolt carries the flag during the Opening Ceremony of the 2012 Summer Olympics, Friday, July 27, 2012, in London.
Jamaica's Usain Bolt carries the flag during the Opening Ceremony of the 2012 Summer Olympics, Friday, July 27, 2012, in London.
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South Africa's Olympic team circles the stadium during the Opening Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Friday, July 27, 2012, in London.
South Africa's Olympic team circles the stadium during the Opening Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Friday, July 27, 2012, in London.
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South African athletes parade during the Opening Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Friday, July 27, 2012, in London.
South African athletes parade during the Opening Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Friday, July 27, 2012, in London.
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Russia's Olympic team arrives during the Opening Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Friday, July 27, 2012, in London.
Russia's Olympic team arrives during the Opening Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Friday, July 27, 2012, in London.
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Spanish athletes pose for a camera operator as they parade during the Opening Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Friday, July 27, 2012, in London.
Spanish athletes pose for a camera operator as they parade during the Opening Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Friday, July 27, 2012, in London.
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Elena Gemo of Italy poses for photographers during the Opening Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Friday, July 27, 2012, in London.
Elena Gemo of Italy poses for photographers during the Opening Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Friday, July 27, 2012, in London.
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Russia's Maria Sharapova carries the flag during the Opening Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Friday, July 27, 2012, in London.
Russia's Maria Sharapova carries the flag during the Opening Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Friday, July 27, 2012, in London.
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Japanese athletes parade during the Opening Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Friday, July 27, 2012, in London.
Japanese athletes parade during the Opening Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Friday, July 27, 2012, in London.
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Athlete's circle the Olympic Stadium during the Opening Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Friday, July 27, 2012, in London.
Athlete's circle the Olympic Stadium during the Opening Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Friday, July 27, 2012, in London.
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German athletes walk in a parade during the Opening Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Friday, July 27, 2012, in London.
German athletes walk in a parade during the Opening Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Friday, July 27, 2012, in London.
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Argentina's athletes parade in the stadium during the Opening Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Friday, July 27, 2012, in London.
Argentina's athletes parade in the stadium during the Opening Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Friday, July 27, 2012, in London.
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