Snap shots of London 2012

Saturday, August 04, 2012

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China's Xu Chen (right), and Ma Jin play against Zhang Nan and Zhao Yunlei, also from China, at the badminton mixed doubles final of the 2012 Summer Olympics in London yesterday. Chen and Ma lost the match 11-21, 17-21. (Photo: AP)

Spain's Onan Barreiros and Aaron Sarmiento compete during the 470 men class race in Weymouth and Portland, England, yesterday (Photo: AP)

Great Britain Hannah Mills and Saskia Clark compete during the 470 women class race in Weymouth and Portland, England, yesterday. (Photo: AP)

Bronze medallist China's Lu Chunlong performs on the trampoline yesterday. (Photo: AP)

Kazakhstan's Svetlana Podobedova (centre) poses on the podium with her gold medal next to Russian silver medallist Natalya Zabolotnaya (left) and bronze winnner Belarus's Iryna Kulesha at the presentation of the women's 75kg group A weightlifting event. (Photo: AFP)

Athletes compete in the men's 3000m steeplechase heats at the athletics event in the Olympic Stadaium yesterday. (Photo: AFP)

France's Marion Farissier competes in the preliminary round of the women's 3m springboard diving event at the Aquatics Centre in London. (Photo: AFP)

Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron (centre) jumps to feet to applaud the gold medal won by Great Britain's rowers at Eton Dorney. The Prime Minister watched the race on television with workers at Team GB house in Stratford, east London, yesterday. (Photo: AFP)

Italy's Aldo Montano (left) fences with Russia's Alexey Yakimenko during the men's sabre bronze medal match at the ExCel arena. (Photo: AFP)

Justin Reid-Ross of South Africa (centre) celebrates after scoring a goal against Spain during the men's field hockey preliminary round match at the Riverbank Arena in London. (Photo: AFP)






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