Photos Of Day 11 From The Olympics

  • Russia's Natalia Ishchenko and Svetlana Romashina compete in the duets free routine final during the synchronized swimming competition. The pair won the event.
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    Russia's Natalia Ishchenko and Svetlana Romashina compete in the duets free routine final during the synchronized swimming competition. The pair won the event.
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  • Malaysia's Yeoh Ken Nee competes in the men's 3-meter springboard diving semifinals. He finished 10th in the final.
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    Malaysia's Yeoh Ken Nee competes in the men's 3-meter springboard diving semifinals. He finished 10th in the final.
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  • U.S. hurdler Dawn Harper competes in the women's 100-meter hurdles semifinals. She won a silver medal in the finals.
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    U.S. hurdler Dawn Harper competes in the women's 100-meter hurdles semifinals. She won a silver medal in the finals.
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  • U.S. gymnast Alexandra Raisman took bronze during the artistic gymnastics women's beam final. She also won a gold medal for her performance in the floor exercise.
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    U.S. gymnast Alexandra Raisman took bronze during the artistic gymnastics women's beam final. She also won a gold medal for her performance in the floor exercise.
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  • U.S. gymnast Gabrielle Douglas falls off the balance beam during the individual event finals, finishing in seventh place.
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    U.S. gymnast Gabrielle Douglas falls off the balance beam during the individual event finals, finishing in seventh place.
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  • Erik Kynard of the U.S. clears the bar in the men's high jump final. He finished second in the event.
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    Erik Kynard of the U.S. clears the bar in the men's high jump final. He finished second in the event.
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  • Misty May-Treanor of the U.S. celebrates at the end of the women's beach volleyball semifinal with Kerri Walsh Jennings (in the background) against China's Xue Chen and Zhang Xi. The U.S. team won 2-0.
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    Misty May-Treanor of the U.S. celebrates at the end of the women's beach volleyball semifinal with Kerri Walsh Jennings (in the background) against China's Xue Chen and Zhang Xi. The U.S. team won 2-0.
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  • Ruslan Albegov of Russia reacts after completing one of his lifts during the men's 105-kilogram weightlifting final. He finished third in the event.
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    Ruslan Albegov of Russia reacts after completing one of his lifts during the men's 105-kilogram weightlifting final. He finished third in the event.
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  • South Korea's Kim Hyeonwoo, winner of the gold medal in the 66-kilogram Greco-Roman Wrestling event, bites his medal as he poses on the podium. He won the final despite a badly swollen eye.
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    South Korea's Kim Hyeonwoo, winner of the gold medal in the 66-kilogram Greco-Roman Wrestling event, bites his medal as he poses on the podium. He won the final despite a badly swollen eye.
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Photo highlights from today's Olympic action feature women's synchronized swimming, women's gymnastics, several track and field events, and men's weightlifting.

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