Jordan Burroughs of the U.S. defeated Sadegh Saeed Goudarzi of Iran in the freestyle 74kg division to earn the country's first wrestling gold medal at the London Games. It marked the 38th consecutive international freestyle win for the 24-year-old Burroughs.
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Carmelita Jeter reacts after completing the anchor leg as the U.S. won the 4x100 relay in world record time (40.82) on Friday. Jeter, Tianna Madison, 200-meter champion Allyson Felix and Bianca Knight cut more than a half-second off the old record of 41.37 run by East Germany in 1985.
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Kobe Bryant of the U.S. stooped to scoop a loose ball out from under Argentina's Luis Scola during the two teams' semifinal game in the North Greenwich Arena. The U.S. won 109-83 to advance to the championship game against Spain.
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Ethiopia's Meseret Defar embraced the moment as she crossed the line to take the 5,000 meters, reclaming the title she'd won in 2004, as Vivian Cheruiot of Kenya took silver and Tirunesh Dibaba, the '08 champ (and London 10,000-meter gold medalist) earned the bronze.
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Forming an E.T.-like tableau, cyclists soared through semifinal 2 of the men's BMX track competition. Aussie Sam Willoughby (yellow) took the semi, but Latvia's Maris Strombergs (in red) would edge him for first in the final.
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Team Canada went all out in the synchronized swimming team finals, but couldn't quite get a toe hold on the medals, taking fourth behind Russia, China and Spain.
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Russia's Timofey Mozgov got the upper hand (and upper arm) on Pau Gasol of Spain -- though Gasol got the rebound -- in their semifinal game, which Spain won.
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Namibia's Naatele Shilmela found himself facing an overwhelming challenege from Kyong Il Yang in their 55-kg repechage match, as Yang hoisted himself to a 3--1 victory. He would go on to earn a bronze medal.
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Alex Meyer of the U.S. swims in the men's marathon 10k swim.
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China's Senyue Deng performs during the individual all-around competition for rhythmic gymnastics.
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Jodie Schultz of Australia gets by defender Yang Peng of China during the first half of the hockey classification match for 5th and 6th place.
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Great Britain's Lutalo Muhammad competes against Tajikistan's Farkhod Negmatov during the preliminary round of the men's 80kg taekwondo.
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Chrystalleni Trikomiti of Cyprus soars during the rhythmic gymnastics individual all-around competition.
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Ahmet Peker of Turkey (red) and David Tremblay of Canada wrestle during the 55kg freestyle division.
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Luke Patience (left) and Stuart Bithell of Great Britain celebrate their silver medal after finishing second in the men's 470 sailing.
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