Missy Franklin celebrates winning the women's 200m backstroke final with team mate Elizabeth Beisel on Day 7 of the London 2012 Olympic Games. Beisel placed third in the event.
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Michael Phelps competes in the men's 100m butterfly final. Phelps surged from behind to win the event.
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Karl Schulze, Phillipp Wende, Lauritz Schoof and Tim Grohmann of Germany celebrate winning gold in the men's quadruple sculls final.
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Cuba's Idalys Ortiz (in white) tosses Japan's Mika Sugimoto during the women's 78kg judo contest match. Ortiz won the match.
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Sergei Martynov of Belarus competes in the men's 50m rifle prone shooting event. Martynov won the event.
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Roger Federer of Switzerland returns a shot in the third set against Juan Martin Del Potro of Argentina in the semifinal of men's singles tennis. Federer won the match, which took more than 4 hours to play.
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U.S. hurlders Angelo Taylor (second from right) competes in the men's 400m hurdles. He finished first in the heat. Today marks the first day of track and field events.
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Photo highlights from today's Olympic action include the start of track and field, swimmer Missy Franklin, and Roger Federer's four-hour battle in the men's tennis semifinals.