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Published: 8/7/2012 - Updated: 2 years ago


London Olympics: Day 10

A look at some of the events at the 2012 London Olympic Games Monday, Aug. 6, 2012. CLICK ANY IMAGE TO VIEW FULL PHOTO, START SLIDE SHOW.

French center Ali Traore tries to score during a men's basketball preliminary round match against Nigeria. Enlarge French center Ali Traore tries to score during a men's basketball preliminary round match against Nigeria.
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Ike Diogu of Nigeria drives for a shot attempt during a men's basketball preliminary round match against France. Enlarge Ike Diogu of Nigeria drives for a shot attempt during a men's basketball preliminary round match against France.
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China's Zhang Zhaoxu pumps his fist while huddling with teammate prior to facing Britain in men's basketball. Enlarge China's Zhang Zhaoxu pumps his fist while huddling with teammate prior to facing Britain in men's basketball.
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China's Ding Jinhui (4) drives between Great Britain defenders Kieron Achara, left, and Luol Deng, right, during a preliminary men's basketball game. Enlarge China's Ding Jinhui (4) drives between Great Britain defenders Kieron Achara, left, and Luol Deng, right, during a preliminary men's ...
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United States' Claressa Shields, right, fights Sweden's Anna Laurell in a women's middleweight 75-kg quarterfinal boxing match. Enlarge United States' Claressa Shields, right, fights Sweden's Anna Laurell in a women's middleweight 75-kg quarterfinal boxing match....
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Canada's Mary Spencer, right, fights China's Li Jinzi in a women's middleweight 75-kg quarterfinal boxing match. Enlarge Canada's Mary Spencer, right, fights China's Li Jinzi in a women's middleweight 75-kg quarterfinal boxing match.
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Russia's Nadezda Torlopova, left, fights Nigeria's Edith Ogoke in a women's middleweight 75-kg quarterfinal boxing match. Enlarge Russia's Nadezda Torlopova, left, fights Nigeria's Edith Ogoke in a women's middleweight 75-kg quarterfinal boxing match.
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France's Gregory Bauge, right, competes alongside Australia's Shane Perkins to win a track cycling men's sprint semifinal. Enlarge France's Gregory Bauge, right, competes alongside Australia's Shane Perkins to win a track cycling men's sprint semifinal.
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A photographer takes pictures of Belgium's Jolien D'Hoore as she competes in the women's omnium flying lap event. Enlarge A photographer takes pictures of Belgium's Jolien D'Hoore as she competes in the women's omnium flying lap event.
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Germany's Kristina Vogel looks back as she competes in a women's sprint quarterfinal event. Enlarge Germany's Kristina Vogel looks back as she competes in a women's sprint quarterfinal event.
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Cyclists compete in the track cycling women's omnium points race event, during the 2012 Summer Olympics. Enlarge Cyclists compete in the track cycling women's omnium points race event, during the 2012 Summer Olympics.
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Peter Charles, of Great Britain, rides Vindicat, during the equestrian show jumping team competition. Enlarge Peter Charles, of Great Britain, rides Vindicat, during the equestrian show jumping team competition.
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Peter Charles, of Great Britain, waves to the fans after riding Vindicat to a gold medal during the equestrian show jumping team competition. Enlarge Peter Charles, of Great Britain, waves to the fans after riding Vindicat to a gold medal during the equestrian show ...
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Fans of Hungary take picture of themselves with a mobile phone before men's handball preliminary match between Serbia and Hungary. Enlarge Fans of Hungary take picture of themselves with a mobile phone before men's handball preliminary match between Serbia and Hungary....
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Britain's Steven Larsson, left, and Iceland's Ingimundur Ingimundarson challenge during their men's handball preliminary match. Enlarge Britain's Steven Larsson, left, and Iceland's Ingimundur Ingimundarson challenge during their men's handball preliminary match....
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Iceland's Snorri Steinn Gudjonsson (10) and Britain's Christopher McDermott challenge during their men's handball preliminary match. Enlarge Iceland's Snorri Steinn Gudjonsson (10) and Britain's Christopher McDermott challenge during their men's handball preliminary match....
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Japan's Keiko Manabe passes the ball to a teammate during the women's hockey preliminary match against China. Enlarge Japan's Keiko Manabe passes the ball to a teammate during the women's hockey preliminary match against China.
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Gold medalist Tom Slingsby, from Australia, left, is congratulated by bronze medalist Rasmus Myergren, from Sweeden, after the laser class medal race. Enlarge Gold medalist Tom Slingsby, from Australia, left, is congratulated by bronze medalist Rasmus Myergren, from Sweeden, after the laser class ...
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Pavlos Kontindes, from Cyprus, competes during the laser class medal race. Kontindes won the silver medal, Australia's Tom Slingsby won the gold medal and Sweeden's Rasmus Myergren won bronze. Enlarge Pavlos Kontindes, from Cyprus, competes during the laser class medal race. Kontindes won the silver medal, Australia's Tom Slingsby won ...
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470 fleet compete during the 470 men class race at the London 2012 Summer Olympics. Enlarge 470 fleet compete during the 470 men class race at the London 2012 Summer Olympics.
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Xu Lijia of China, center, Alison Young of Great Britain, left, and Paige Railey of USA sail during the Laser radial sailing medal race at the London 2012 Summer Olympics. Enlarge Xu Lijia of China, center, Alison Young of Great Britain, left, and Paige Railey of USA sail during the Laser ...
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Evi Van Acker of Belgium celebrates her bronze medal during the Laser radial sailing medal race at the London 2012 Summer Olympics. Enlarge Evi Van Acker of Belgium celebrates her bronze medal during the Laser radial sailing medal race at the London 2012 ...
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From left, Japan's Mizuho Sakaguchi, France's Gaetane Thiney and Japan's Homare Sawa fight for the ball during the women's soccer semifinal match between Japan and France at the Wembley stadium. Enlarge From left, Japan's Mizuho Sakaguchi, France's Gaetane Thiney and Japan's Homare Sawa fight for the ball during the women's soccer ...
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Japan's Shinobu Ohno, right, challenges for the ball with France's Corine Franco, center, and France's Laura Georges during the women's soccer semifinal match between Japan and France. Enlarge Japan's Shinobu Ohno, right, challenges for the ball with France's Corine Franco, center, and France's Laura Georges during the women's ...
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Japan's Yuki Ogimi, left, scores during a women's soccer semifinal match against France. Enlarge Japan's Yuki Ogimi, left, scores during a women's soccer semifinal match against France.
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Huang Xuechen and Liu Ou from China compete during the women's duet synchronized swimming free routine at the Aquatics Centre. Enlarge Huang Xuechen and Liu Ou from China compete during the women's duet synchronized swimming free routine at the Aquatics Centre....
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Mary Killman and Mariya Koroleva from the US compete during the women's duet synchronized swimming free routine. Enlarge Mary Killman and Mariya Koroleva from the US compete during the women's duet synchronized swimming free routine.
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China's Ma Long competes against Germany's Bastian Steger in a men's team table tennis semifinal. Enlarge China's Ma Long competes against Germany's Bastian Steger in a men's team table tennis semifinal.
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Britain's Andrew Pink, top, spikes the ball over Argentina's Facundo Conte (7) and Sebastian Sole during a men's preliminary volleyball match.) Enlarge Britain's Andrew Pink, top, spikes the ball over Argentina's Facundo Conte (7) and Sebastian Sole during a men's preliminary volleyball ...
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Fans cheer during a men's preliminary volleyball match between Britain and Argentina.son) Enlarge Fans cheer during a men's preliminary volleyball match between Britain and Argentina.son)
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Andrija Prlainovic, left, of Serbia grabs defends against Andrei Busila of Romania during a preliminary men's water polo match.) Enlarge Andrija Prlainovic, left, of Serbia grabs defends against Andrei Busila of Romania during a preliminary men's water polo match.)...
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Norbert Hosnyanszky of Hungary scores from a penalty against the United States during their men's water polo preliminary round match. Enlarge Norbert Hosnyanszky of Hungary scores from a penalty against the United States during their men's water polo preliminary round match....
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Head Coach of the United States men's water polo team Terry Schroeder, right, watches his team play Hungary during their men's water polo preliminary round match. Enlarge Head Coach of the United States men's water polo team Terry Schroeder, right, watches his team play Hungary during their ...
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Jeff Powers, No 4 blue cap,of the United States finds his opening for a shot on goal guarded  by Peter Biros of Hungary, in front of him,during their men's water polo preliminary round match. Enlarge Jeff Powers, No 4 blue cap,of the United States finds his opening for a shot on goal guarded by ...
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Sergiy Tagirov of Ukraine attempts a lift during the men's 105-kg weightlifting competition. Enlarge Sergiy Tagirov of Ukraine attempts a lift during the men's 105-kg weightlifting competition.
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Jurgen Spiess of Germany, competes during men's 105-kg, group B, weightlifting competition. Enlarge Jurgen Spiess of Germany, competes during men's 105-kg, group B, weightlifting competition.
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Sergiy Tagirov of Ukraine attempts a lift during men's 105-kg, group B, weightlifting competition. Enlarge Sergiy Tagirov of Ukraine attempts a lift during men's 105-kg, group B, weightlifting competition.
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Jorge David Arroyo Valdez of Ecuador gestures during the men's 105kg, group B, weightlifting competition. Enlarge Jorge David Arroyo Valdez of Ecuador gestures during the men's 105kg, group B, weightlifting competition.
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Jorge Eduardo Garcia Bustos of Chile prepares for a lift during the men's 105kg, weightlifting competition. Enlarge Jorge Eduardo Garcia Bustos of Chile prepares for a lift during the men's 105kg, weightlifting competition.
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Brazilian gymnast Arthur Nabarrete Zanetti performs on the rings during the artistic gymnastics men's apparatus finals. Enlarge Brazilian gymnast Arthur Nabarrete Zanetti performs on the rings during the artistic gymnastics men's apparatus finals.
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Russian gymnast Denis Ablyazin performs on the rings during the artistic gymnastics men's apparatus finals. Enlarge Russian gymnast Denis Ablyazin performs on the rings during the artistic gymnastics men's apparatus finals.
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South Korean gymnast Yang Hak-seon  celebrates after performing on the vault during the artistic gymnastics men's apparatus finals. Enlarge South Korean gymnast Yang Hak-seon celebrates after performing on the vault during the artistic gymnastics men's apparatus finals....
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Brazilian gymnast Arthur Nabarrete Zanetti celebrates on the podium after receiving the gold for his performance on the rings. Enlarge Brazilian gymnast Arthur Nabarrete Zanetti celebrates on the podium after receiving the gold for his performance on the rings....
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U.S. gymnast Samuel Mikulak performs on the vault during the artistic gymnastics men's apparatus finals. Enlarge U.S. gymnast Samuel Mikulak performs on the vault during the artistic gymnastics men's apparatus finals.
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South Korean gymnast Yang Hak-seon performs on the vault during the artistic gymnastics men's apparatus finals. Enlarge South Korean gymnast Yang Hak-seon performs on the vault during the artistic gymnastics men's apparatus finals.
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Brazilian gymnast Arthur Nabarrete Zanetti celebrates holding his national flag after winning the gold medal for the rings, as Italy's gymnast Matteo Morandi, second left, watches him. Enlarge Brazilian gymnast Arthur Nabarrete Zanetti celebrates holding his national flag after winning the gold medal for the rings, as Italy's ...
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South Korean gold medallist gymnast Yang Hak-seon , center, Russia's silver medallist Denis Ablyazin, left, and Ukraine's bronze medallist Igor Radivilov celebrate on the podium during the artistic gymnastics men's apparatus finals. Enlarge South Korean gold medallist gymnast Yang Hak-seon , center, Russia's silver medallist Denis Ablyazin, left, and Ukraine's bronze medallist Igor ...
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U.S. gymnast Gabrielle Douglas performs on the uneven bars during the artistic gymnastics women's apparatus finals. Enlarge U.S. gymnast Gabrielle Douglas performs on the uneven bars during the artistic gymnastics women's apparatus finals.
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Britain's gymnast Elizabeth Tweddle take a step backwards on dismount. Enlarge Britain's gymnast Elizabeth Tweddle take a step backwards on dismount.
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Russian gymnast Victoria Komova performs on the uneven bars. Enlarge Russian gymnast Victoria Komova performs on the uneven bars.
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Russian gold medallist gymnast Aliya Mustafina, center, Chinese silver medallist He Kexin, left, and Britain's bronze medallist Elizabeth Tweddle stand during the podium ceremony for the uneven bars during the artistic gymnastics women's apparatus finals. Enlarge Russian gold medallist gymnast Aliya Mustafina, center, Chinese silver medallist He Kexin, left, and Britain's bronze medallist Elizabeth Tweddle stand ...
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