London Olympics 2012: Day 8

Aug 04, 2012, 02:40 AM IST
United States' swimmer Michael Phelps smiles as he wears his gold medal at the Aquatics Centre in the Olympic Park during the 2012 Summer Olympics.
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United States' swimmer Michael Phelps smiles as he wears his gold medal at the Aquatics Centre in the Olympic Park during the 2012 Summer Olympics.

Jamaica's Usain Bolt, left, reacts after winning ahead of Nigeria's Ogho-Oghene Egwero, right, and Britain's James Dasaolu in a men's 100-meter heat during the athletics in the Olympic Stadium at the 2012 Summer Olympics.
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Jamaica's Usain Bolt, left, reacts after winning ahead of Nigeria's Ogho-Oghene Egwero, right, and Britain's James Dasaolu in a men's 100-meter heat during the athletics in the Olympic Stadium at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

Argentina's Luciana Aymar, right, celebrates her goal during a women's hockey preliminary match against Germany at the 2012 Summer Olympics.
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Argentina's Luciana Aymar, right, celebrates her goal during a women's hockey preliminary match against Germany at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

China's Sun Yang holds his national flag as he celebrates his gold medal win in the men's 1500-meter freestyle swimming final at the Aquatics Centre in the Olympic Park during the 2012 Summer Olympics.
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China's Sun Yang holds his national flag as he celebrates his gold medal win in the men's 1500-meter freestyle swimming final at the Aquatics Centre in the Olympic Park during the 2012 Summer Olympics.

Britain's Jessica Ennis poses with her gold medal for the heptathlon during the athletics in the Olympic Stadium at the 2012 Summer Olympics.
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Britain's Jessica Ennis poses with her gold medal for the heptathlon during the athletics in the Olympic Stadium at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

Thomas Stalker of Great Britain, left, and Manoj Kumar of India, fight during the men's light welterweight boxing competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics
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Thomas Stalker of Great Britain, left, and Manoj Kumar of India, fight during the men's light welterweight boxing competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics

Gold medalist Li Xuerui, center, silver medalist Wang Yihan, left, both from China, and bronze medalist Saina Nehwal of India, pose at the podium of the badminton women's singles at the 2012 Summer Olympics.
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Gold medalist Li Xuerui, center, silver medalist Wang Yihan, left, both from China, and bronze medalist Saina Nehwal of India, pose at the podium of the badminton women's singles at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

India's Krishna Poonia competes in the women's discus throw during athletics competition in the Olympic Stadium at the 2012 Summer Olympics.
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India's Krishna Poonia competes in the women's discus throw during athletics competition in the Olympic Stadium at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

India's Saina Nehwal kisses his bronze medal of the badminton women's singles at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012, in London.
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India's Saina Nehwal kisses his bronze medal of the badminton women's singles at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012, in London.

Gold medalist United States' Serena Williams pose during the podium ceremony of the women's singles final match at the All England Lawn Tennis Club at Wimbledon, in London, at the 2012 Summer Olympics
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Gold medalist United States' Serena Williams pose during the podium ceremony of the women's singles final match at the All England Lawn Tennis Club at Wimbledon, in London, at the 2012 Summer Olympics

From left, silver medalist Maria Sharapova of Russia, gold medalist Serena Williams of the United States and bronze medalist Victoria Azarenka of Belarus stand on the podium during the medal ceremony of the women's singles final match at the All England Lawn Tennis Club at Wimbledon
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From left, silver medalist Maria Sharapova of Russia, gold medalist Serena Williams of the United States and bronze medalist Victoria Azarenka of Belarus stand on the podium during the medal ceremony of the women's singles final match at the All England Lawn Tennis Club at Wimbledon

Devendro Singh Laishram of India, right, knocks down Serdamba Purevdorj of Mongolia, during their fight at the men's light flyweight boxing at the 2012 Summer Olympics.
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Devendro Singh Laishram of India, right, knocks down Serdamba Purevdorj of Mongolia, during their fight at the men's light flyweight boxing at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

India's Devendro Singh Laishram, left, and Mongolia's Serdamba Pureverdorj, fight during the men's light flyweight boxing competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics.
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India's Devendro Singh Laishram, left, and Mongolia's Serdamba Pureverdorj, fight during the men's light flyweight boxing competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

Nigeria's Ogho-Oghene Egwero, left, Jamaica's Usain Bolt, center, and Britain's James Dasaolu compete in a men's 100-meter heat during the athletics in the Olympic Stadium at the 2012 Summer Olympics.
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Nigeria's Ogho-Oghene Egwero, left, Jamaica's Usain Bolt, center, and Britain's James Dasaolu compete in a men's 100-meter heat during the athletics in the Olympic Stadium at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

Great Britain's Katherine Copeland, left, and Sophie Hosking celebrate after winning the gold medal for the lightweight women's rowing double sculls in Eton Dorney, near Windsor, at the 2012 Summer Olympics.
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Great Britain's Katherine Copeland, left, and Sophie Hosking celebrate after winning the gold medal for the lightweight women's rowing double sculls in Eton Dorney, near Windsor, at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

Dancing perform during a beach volleyball match at the 2012 Summer Olympics.
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Dancing perform during a beach volleyball match at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

Egypt's Saadeldin Saad, bottom right, is sent off by official Mark Geiger after a foul on Japan's Manabu Saito, left, as Egypt's goalkeeper Ahmed Elshenawi stands by during their quarter-final men's soccer match at the London 2012 Summer Olympics.
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Egypt's Saadeldin Saad, bottom right, is sent off by official Mark Geiger after a foul on Japan's Manabu Saito, left, as Egypt's goalkeeper Ahmed Elshenawi stands by during their quarter-final men's soccer match at the London 2012 Summer Olympics.

Russia's Valeria Sorokina, right, and Nina Vislova celebrate after winning the women's doubles badminton bronze medal match over Canada's Alex Bruce and Michelle Li at the 2012 Summer Olympics.
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Russia's Valeria Sorokina, right, and Nina Vislova celebrate after winning the women's doubles badminton bronze medal match over Canada's Alex Bruce and Michelle Li at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

Kim Hyok Bong of North Korea competes against Ryu Seungmin of South Korea during men's team table tennis competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics.
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Kim Hyok Bong of North Korea competes against Ryu Seungmin of South Korea during men's team table tennis competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

Malaysia's Koo Kien Keat, left, and Tan Boon Heong, play against China's Cai Yun and Fu Haifeng, unseen, at a men's doubles badminton semifinal match of the 2012 Summer Olympics.
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Malaysia's Koo Kien Keat, left, and Tan Boon Heong, play against China's Cai Yun and Fu Haifeng, unseen, at a men's doubles badminton semifinal match of the 2012 Summer Olympics.

Australia's from right, Joshua Dunkley-Smith, Drew Ginn, James Chapman and William Lockwood celebrate after winning the silver medal for the men's rowing four in Eton Dorney, near Windsor, at the 2012 Summer Olympics.
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Australia's from right, Joshua Dunkley-Smith, Drew Ginn, James Chapman and William Lockwood celebrate after winning the silver medal for the men's rowing four in Eton Dorney, near Windsor, at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

US rowers, from right, Scott Gault, Charles Cole, Henrik Rummel and Glenn Ochal celebrate after winning the bronze medal for the men's rowing four in Eton Dorney, near Windsor, at the 2012 Summer Olympics.
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US rowers, from right, Scott Gault, Charles Cole, Henrik Rummel and Glenn Ochal celebrate after winning the bronze medal for the men's rowing four in Eton Dorney, near Windsor, at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

Sudha Singh jumps during a heat of the women's 3000-meter steeplechase during the athletics in the Olympic Stadium at the 2012 Summer Olympics.
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Sudha Singh jumps during a heat of the women's 3000-meter steeplechase during the athletics in the Olympic Stadium at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

United States' Susie Scanlan, left, competes against Italy's Nathalie Moellhausen during women's team epee fencing at the 2012 Summer Olympics.
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United States' Susie Scanlan, left, competes against Italy's Nathalie Moellhausen during women's team epee fencing at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

Britain's Jessica Ennis lands a jump during the long jump heptathlon during the athletics in the Olympic Stadium at the 2012 Summer Olympics.
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Britain's Jessica Ennis lands a jump during the long jump heptathlon during the athletics in the Olympic Stadium at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

South Africa's Oscar Pistorius starts in a men's 400-meter heat during the athletics in the Olympic Stadium at the 2012 Summer Olympics.
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South Africa's Oscar Pistorius starts in a men's 400-meter heat during the athletics in the Olympic Stadium at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

New Zealand's Nicky Samuels dives into the water for the start of the triathlon at the 2012 Summer Olympics.
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New Zealand's Nicky Samuels dives into the water for the start of the triathlon at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

United States' Sarah Groff leaves the transition during the triathlon at the 2012 Summer Olympics.
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United States' Sarah Groff leaves the transition during the triathlon at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

Germany's Gyorgy Grozer (9, left) and Lukas Kampa (11) dive for a shot by Tunisia's Anouer Taouerghi (12) during a men's volleyball preliminary match at the 2012 Summer Olympics.
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Germany's Gyorgy Grozer (9, left) and Lukas Kampa (11) dive for a shot by Tunisia's Anouer Taouerghi (12) during a men's volleyball preliminary match at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

Russia's Yelena Isinbayeva practices ahead of the women's pole vault qualification during the athletics in the Olympic Stadium at the 2012 Summer Olympics.
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Russia's Yelena Isinbayeva practices ahead of the women's pole vault qualification during the athletics in the Olympic Stadium at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

Russia's Irina Abysova competes in the triathlon at the 2012 Summer Olympics.
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Russia's Irina Abysova competes in the triathlon at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

China's Fu Haifeng, left, and Cai Yun celebrate after beating Koo Kien Keat and Tan Boon Heong, of Malaysia, in a men's doubles badminton semifinal match at the 2012 Summer Olympics.
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China's Fu Haifeng, left, and Cai Yun celebrate after beating Koo Kien Keat and Tan Boon Heong, of Malaysia, in a men's doubles badminton semifinal match at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

Triathletes compete in the triathlon at the 2012 Summer Olympics.
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Triathletes compete in the triathlon at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

Zhang Xi of China dives for the ball during a beach volleyball match against Russia at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.
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Zhang Xi of China dives for the ball during a beach volleyball match against Russia at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.

Tunisia's Marouan Laghnej, looks to pass as he drives past France's Ronny Turiaf during a men's basketball game at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.
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Tunisia's Marouan Laghnej, looks to pass as he drives past France's Ronny Turiaf during a men's basketball game at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.

China's Cai Yun, and Fu Haifeng play against Malaysia's Koo Kien Keat and Tan Boon Heong, unseen, at a men's doubles badminton semifinal match of the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.
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China's Cai Yun, and Fu Haifeng play against Malaysia's Koo Kien Keat and Tan Boon Heong, unseen, at a men's doubles badminton semifinal match of the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.

India's Krishan Vikas, left, fights United States' Errol Spence during a men's welterweight 69-kg preliminary boxing match at the 2012 Summer Olympics.
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India's Krishan Vikas, left, fights United States' Errol Spence during a men's welterweight 69-kg preliminary boxing match at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

India's Krishan Vikas, right, reacts after defeating the United States' Errol Spence during a men's welterweight 69-kg preliminary boxing match at the 2012 Summer Olympics
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India's Krishan Vikas, right, reacts after defeating the United States' Errol Spence during a men's welterweight 69-kg preliminary boxing match at the 2012 Summer Olympics

India's Krishan Vikas, left, fights United States' Errol Spence during a men's welterweight 69-kg preliminary boxing match at the 2012 Summer Olympics.
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India's Krishan Vikas, left, fights United States' Errol Spence during a men's welterweight 69-kg preliminary boxing match at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

Victoria Azarenka of Belarus serves to Serena Williams of the United States at the All England Lawn Tennis Club in Wimbledon, London at the 2012 Summer Olympics.
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Victoria Azarenka of Belarus serves to Serena Williams of the United States at the All England Lawn Tennis Club in Wimbledon, London at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

Serena Williams of the United States serves to Victoria Azarenka of Belarus at the All England Lawn Tennis Club in Wimbledon, London at the 2012 Summer Olympics.
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Serena Williams of the United States serves to Victoria Azarenka of Belarus at the All England Lawn Tennis Club in Wimbledon, London at the 2012 Summer Olympics.