Photos Of Day 6 From The London Olympics

  • U.S. swimmers Michael Phelps (bottom) of the United States and Ryan Lochte (center) compete in the Men's 200m Individual Medley final on Day 6 of the London 2012 Olympic Games.. Phelps placed first and Lochte placed second.
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    U.S. swimmers Michael Phelps (bottom) of the United States and Ryan Lochte (center) compete in the Men's 200m Individual Medley final on Day 6 of the London 2012 Olympic Games.. Phelps placed first and Lochte placed second.
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  • The Phelps family cheers for Michael during the Men's 200m Individual Medley final.
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    The Phelps family cheers for Michael during the Men's 200m Individual Medley final.
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  • U.S. gymnast Gabrielle Douglas competes on the balance beam in the Artistic Gymnastics Women's Individual All-Around final.
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    U.S. gymnast Gabrielle Douglas competes on the balance beam in the Artistic Gymnastics Women's Individual All-Around final.
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  • Russian gymnasts Aliya Mustafina (left) and Victoria Komova wait for the final scores to be announced in the Artistic Gymnastics Women's Individual All-Around final. Mustafina placed third and Komova placed second.
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    Russian gymnasts Aliya Mustafina (left) and Victoria Komova wait for the final scores to be announced in the Artistic Gymnastics Women's Individual All-Around final. Mustafina placed third and Komova placed second.
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  • The U.S. rowing team leads the Netherlands team during the Women's Eight final. The U.S. placed first.
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    The U.S. rowing team leads the Netherlands team during the Women's Eight final. The U.S. placed first.
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  • The U.S. rowing team throws their cox Mary Whipple into the water as they celebrate during the medal ceremony.
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    The U.S. rowing team throws their cox Mary Whipple into the water as they celebrate during the medal ceremony.
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  • U.S. swimmer Rebecca Soni competes in the Women's 200m Breaststroke Final. Soni set a new world record time of 2:19.59 for the event.
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    U.S. swimmer Rebecca Soni competes in the Women's 200m Breaststroke Final. Soni set a new world record time of 2:19.59 for the event.
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  • Tyler Clary of the United States celebrates after winning the gold in the Men's 200m Backstroke final.
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    Tyler Clary of the United States celebrates after winning the gold in the Men's 200m Backstroke final.
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  • Kayla Harrison of the United States (in white) and Gemma Gibbons of Great Britain compete in the women's 78 kg judo.
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    Kayla Harrison of the United States (in white) and Gemma Gibbons of Great Britain compete in the women's 78 kg judo.
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  • Russia's Tagir Khaibulaev celebrates after winning the men's 100kg judo contest final match.
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    Russia's Tagir Khaibulaev celebrates after winning the men's 100kg judo contest final match.
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  • Great Britain posts a new world record time during Men's Team Pursuit Track Cycling Qualifying event.
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    Great Britain posts a new world record time during Men's Team Pursuit Track Cycling Qualifying event.
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  • Kate Middleton and Prince William celebrate after Great Britain's performance in the cycling event.
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    Kate Middleton and Prince William celebrate after Great Britain's performance in the cycling event.
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