Beijing Olympics Day 13
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2008 Beijing Games Day 13

Beijing Olympics Day 13
U.S. midfielder Shannon Boxx heads away a corner kick as Brazil threatens to score late in the second half of overtime at the women’s Olympic soccer final. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Beijing Olympics Day 13
Christie Rampone, left, Kate Markgraf and Lori Chalupny celebrate the final seconds of a U.S. victory over Brazil in the women’s Olympic soccer final in Beijing. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Beijing Olympics Day 13
U.S. soccer player Christie Rampone carries the national flag as Carli Lloyd and Heather O’Reilly follow after the team defeated Brazil. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Beijing Olympics Day 13
U.S. goalie Hope Solo runs across the field sporting a homemade gold medal while talking on a cellphone during a post-game celebration. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Beijing Olympics Day 13
The U.S. women’s soccer team poses for photographers after receiving gold medals. The US beat Brazil, 1-0, in overtime to win third gold medal in four Olympic tournaments. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Beijing Olympics Day 13
U.S. catcher Stacey Nuveman tosses the bat as she pops out with runners on base midway through the softball gold medal game with Japan. The U.S. lost, 3-1. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Beijing Olympics Day 13
Caitlin Lowe leaves the field after the U.S. suffered a loss to Japan in the softball gold medal match. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Beijing Olympics Day 13
The U.S. women’s softball team cues up for the medal ceremony. The team won the silver medal. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Beijing Olympics Day 13
U.S. wrestler Steve Mocco, right, loses to Russian Bakhtiyar Akhmedov in a men’s wrestling quarterfinal match. Mocco lost in another match and was eliminated. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Beijing Olympics Day 13
Taimuraz Tigiyev of Kazakhstan says a prayer after defeating George Gogshelidze in a men’s wrestling quarterfinal match. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Beijing Olympics Day 13
USA’s Misty May-Treanor returns a shot against China in the gold medal match at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Beijing Olympics Day 13
USA’s Misty May-Treanor makes a save in front of teammate Kerri Walsh against China in the gold medal match. (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Beijing Olympics Day 13
Fans brave the rain as they cheer on their teams during a gold medal match between USA and China. (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Beijing Olympics Day 13
China’s Jia Tian dives for a ball against USA in the gold medal match. (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Beijing Olympics Day 13
The U.S.’ Kerri Walsh, right, is ecstatic about her win with Misty May-Treanor over China at the Olympics. (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Beijing Olympics Day 13
The U.S.’ Kerri Walsh, left, and Misty May-Treanor celebrate their gold medal win over China at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Beijing Olympics Day 13
Jamaica’s Veronica Campbell-Brown crosses the finish line and wins the gold medal in the women’s 200-meter final. (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Beijing Olympics Day 13
Veronica Campbell-Brown of Jamaica celebrates her gold-medal win in the women’s 200 meter. (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Beijing Olympics Day 13
Muna Lee (9), Allyson Felix (5) and Marshevet Hooker of the U.S. embrace in a group hug as Jamaica’s Kerron Stewart catches her breath after the women’s 200 meter. Felix takes home the silver, Stewart the bronze. (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Beijing Olympics Day 13
U.S. runner Jeremy Wariner prepares for the men’s 400-meter final. Wariner finishes the race in second place. (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Beijing Olympics Day 13
USA’s LaShawn Merritt waves to the crowd after winning the gold medal in the men’s 400 meter. (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Beijing Olympics Day 13
LaShawn Merritt of the U.S. is in disbelief after winning the gold medal in the men’s 400-meter race. (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Beijing Olympics Day 13
U.S. runners Torri Edwards, behind, and Lauryn Williams have a bad exchange and drop the baton in their women’s 400-meter relay heat at the Beiing Olympics. The U.S. finished last and did not qualify for the final. (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Beijing Olympics Day 13
Edwards screams as teammate Williams runs back to pick up the dropped baton in their women’s 400-meter relay heat at the Beijing Olympics. (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Beijing Olympics Day 13
Edwards stands alone after she and teammate Lauryn Williams dropped the baton in their 400-meter relay heat. (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Beijing Olympics Day 13
Cuba’s Dayron Robles leaps over the last hurdle to win the men’s 110-meter race. David Payne of the U.S., right, with teammate David Oliver finished second and third, respectively. (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Beijing Olympics Day 13
Gold is in sight for Cuba’s Dayron Robles, who celebrates his win in the men’s 110-meter hurdles. (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Beijing Olympics Day 13
American Bryan Clay relaxes between attempts during the high jump competition of the men’s decathlon at the Beijing Olympics(Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Beijing Olympics Day 13
Ukraine’s Oleksiy Kasyanov splashes into the mat in a heavy rain storm during the high jump portion of the decathlon. (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Beijing Olympics Day 13
Decathlete Gonzalo Barroilhet of Chile shakes the rain off his face during the high jump competition. (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
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