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Published: 8/6/2012 - Updated: 2 years ago


London Olympics: Day 9

Olympic spectators witness feats of speed and strength in Day 9 of competition Sunday, Aug. 5, 2012 in London, England. CLICK ANY IMAGE TO VIEW FULL PHOTO, START SLIDE SHOW.

Britain's Alexander Smith competes in the men's hammer throw final. Enlarge Britain's Alexander Smith competes in the men's hammer throw final.
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Australia's Lauren Boden competes in a women's 400-meter hurdles heat. Enlarge Australia's Lauren Boden competes in a women's 400-meter hurdles heat.
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Britain's Yamile Aldama competes in the women's triple jump final during the athletics in the Olympic Stadium. Enlarge Britain's Yamile Aldama competes in the women's triple jump final during the athletics in the Olympic Stadium.
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Sanya Richards Ross from the U.S. leads the women's 400-meter final during the athletics competition. Enlarge Sanya Richards Ross from the U.S. leads the women's 400-meter final during the athletics competition.
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Kazakhstan's Olga Rypakova celebrates winning gold in the women's triple jump final. Enlarge Kazakhstan's Olga Rypakova celebrates winning gold in the women's triple jump final.
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Britain's Yamile Aldama reacts during the women's triple jump final. Enlarge Britain's Yamile Aldama reacts during the women's triple jump final.
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United States' Sanya Richards-Ross celebrates her win in the women's 400-meter final. Enlarge United States' Sanya Richards-Ross celebrates her win in the women's 400-meter final.
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Sanya Richards Ross from the U.S. holds her national flag and celebrates after winning the women's 400-meter final. Enlarge Sanya Richards Ross from the U.S. holds her national flag and celebrates after winning the women's 400-meter final.
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Malaysia's Lee Chong Wei plays against China's Lin Dan in the men's singles badminton gold medal match at the 2012 Summer Olympics. Chong Wei lost to China's Lin Dan for a second time in an Olympic final. Enlarge Malaysia's Lee Chong Wei plays against China's Lin Dan in the men's singles badminton gold medal match at the 2012 ...
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The United State'sLindsay Whalen (4) is guarded by China's Xiaoyun Song (5) during their women's preliminary round basketball game. Enlarge The United State'sLindsay Whalen (4) is guarded by China's Xiaoyun Song (5) during their women's preliminary round basketball game....
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US Kerri Walsh, left, and Misty May-Treanor, right, react during their quarterfinal women's beach volleyball match against Italy. Enlarge US Kerri Walsh, left, and Misty May-Treanor, right, react during their quarterfinal women's beach volleyball match against Italy....
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Misty May Treanor of the United States returns a ball during a beach volleyball match against Italy. Enlarge Misty May Treanor of the United States returns a ball during a beach volleyball match against Italy.
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Lazaro Alvarez Estrada of Cuba, left, and Robenilson Vieira de Jesus of Brazil, fight during a bantamweight 56-kg quarterfinal boxing match.v) Enlarge Lazaro Alvarez Estrada of Cuba, left, and Robenilson Vieira de Jesus of Brazil, fight during a bantamweight 56-kg quarterfinal ...
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Britain's Edward Clancy races on his way to clinch the bronze medal in the track cycling men's omnium. Enlarge Britain's Edward Clancy races on his way to clinch the bronze medal in the track cycling men's omnium.
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Christina Loukas from the US competes during the women's 3-meter springboard diving final at the Aquatics Centre. Enlarge Christina Loukas from the US competes during the women's 3-meter springboard diving final at the Aquatics Centre.
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Jens Fredricson, of Sweden, rides his horse Lunatic, during the equestrian show jumping team competition. Enlarge Jens Fredricson, of Sweden, rides his horse Lunatic, during the equestrian show jumping team competition.
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Eric Lamaze, of Canada, rides Derly Chin De Muze, during the equestrian show jumping team competition. Enlarge Eric Lamaze, of Canada, rides Derly Chin De Muze, during the equestrian show jumping team competition.
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Yuki Ota of Japan competes against Giorgio Avola of Italy, right, during the men's foil team fencing. Enlarge Yuki Ota of Japan competes against Giorgio Avola of Italy, right, during the men's foil team fencing.
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Andrea Baldini of Italy celebrates after his match against Yuki Ota of Japan in the gold medal match during the men's foil team fencing. Enlarge Andrea Baldini of Italy celebrates after his match against Yuki Ota of Japan in the gold medal match during the ...
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Denmark's Trine Troelsen, left, tries to stop France's Claudine Mendy during their women's handball preliminary match. Enlarge Denmark's Trine Troelsen, left, tries to stop France's Claudine Mendy during their women's handball preliminary match.
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The Netherlands' Bob de Voogd, right, and Germany's Moritz Fuerste battle for the ball in a men's hockey preliminary match between Germany and The Netherlands at the 2012 Summer Olympics. Enlarge The Netherlands' Bob de Voogd, right, and Germany's Moritz Fuerste battle for the ball in a men's hockey preliminary match ...
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Britain's Lain Mackay, left, and Australia's vie Lain Mackay vie for the ball in a men's hockey preliminary match. Enlarge Britain's Lain Mackay, left, and Australia's vie Lain Mackay vie for the ball in a men's hockey preliminary match.
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Star class fleet compete during the medal race in Weymouth and Portland, England. Sweden's crew Fredrik Loof and Max Salminen won the gold medal, Great Britain's Iain Percy and Andrew Simpson won the silver and Brazil's crew Robert Scheidt and Bruno Prada won the bronze. Enlarge Star class fleet compete during the medal race in Weymouth and Portland, England. Sweden's crew Fredrik Loof and Max Salminen ...
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Sweeden's star class team Fredrik Loof and Max Salminen, center, celebrate after winning the gold meda in Weymouth and Portland, England. Great Britain's crew Iain Percy and Andrew Simpson won the silver, left, and Brazil's crew Robert Scheidt and Bruno Prada won the bronze. Enlarge Sweeden's star class team Fredrik Loof and Max Salminen, center, celebrate after winning the gold meda in Weymouth and Portland,...
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Gagnon Boudreau and Elise Marcotte compete during the women's duet synchronized swimming technical routine at the Aquatics Centre. Enlarge Gagnon Boudreau and Elise Marcotte compete during the women's duet synchronized swimming technical routine at the Aquatics Centre....
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Andy Murray of Great Britain reacts after defeating Roger Federer of Switzerland in the gold medal men's singles match at the All England Lawn Tennis Club in Wimbledon. Enlarge Andy Murray of Great Britain reacts after defeating Roger Federer of Switzerland in the gold medal men's singles match at ...
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Serena Williams, left, and Venus Williams of the United States smile together on the podium after receiving their gold medals in women's doubles. Enlarge Serena Williams, left, and Venus Williams of the United States smile together on the podium after receiving their gold medals ...
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Maria Kirilenko, left, and Nadia Petrova, right, of Russia, play Liezel Huber and Lisa Raymond of the United States in the women's doubles bronze medal match at the All England Lawn Tennis Club at Wimbledon, in London. Petrova and Kirilenko won the medal match. Enlarge Maria Kirilenko, left, and Nadia Petrova, right, of Russia, play Liezel Huber and Lisa Raymond of the United States in ...
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United States' Nicole Davis reaches for the ball during a women's preliminary volleyball match against Turkey. Enlarge United States' Nicole Davis reaches for the ball during a women's preliminary volleyball match against Turkey.
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Chloe Wilcox of Britain shoots against Spain during a women's water polo quarterfinal. Enlarge Chloe Wilcox of Britain shoots against Spain during a women's water polo quarterfinal.
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Goalkeeper Robyn Nicholls of Britain makes a save on a shot by Spain during their women's water polo quarterfinal. Enlarge Goalkeeper Robyn Nicholls of Britain makes a save on a shot by Spain during their women's water polo quarterfinal.
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United States' Holley Mangold competes during the women's over 75-kg, weightlifting competition. Enlarge United States' Holley Mangold competes during the women's over 75-kg, weightlifting competition.
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Japan's Mami Shimamoto competes during the women's over 75-kg weightlifting competition. Enlarge Japan's Mami Shimamoto competes during the women's over 75-kg weightlifting competition.
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Russia's Mingiyan Semenov, right, competes against South Korea's Choi Gyu-jin during a 55-kg bronze medal match in Greco-Roman wrestling competition. Enlarge Russia's Mingiyan Semenov, right, competes against South Korea's Choi Gyu-jin during a 55-kg bronze medal match in Greco-...
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Mike Bryan and Lisa Raymond of the United States celebrate their bronze medals in mixed doubles at the All England Lawn Tennis Club in Wimbledon. Enlarge Mike Bryan and Lisa Raymond of the United States celebrate their bronze medals in mixed doubles at the All England ...
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A Jamaica supporter reacts as she watches a broadcast of the men's 100-meter semifinals on a screen at the Puma Yard in London during the 2012 Summer Olympics. Enlarge A Jamaica supporter reacts as she watches a broadcast of the men's 100-meter semifinals on a screen at the ...
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Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, speaks to a spectator during the artistic gymnastics apparatus finals. Enlarge Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, speaks to a spectator during the artistic gymnastics apparatus finals.
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Britain's gymnast Louis Smith  performs during the artistic gymnastics men's pommel horse finals. Enlarge Britain's gymnast Louis Smith performs during the artistic gymnastics men's pommel horse finals.
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South Africa's Oscar Pistorius reacts after his run in the men's 400-meter semifinal. Enlarge South Africa's Oscar Pistorius reacts after his run in the men's 400-meter semifinal.
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South Africa's Oscar Pistorius starts in the men's 400-meter semifinal. Enlarge South Africa's Oscar Pistorius starts in the men's 400-meter semifinal.
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