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2012 London Olympics | Day 2

France’s Clement Lefert celebrates winning gold during the men’s 4 x 100-meter freestyle relay final.  (Leon Neal / AFP/Getty Images)
Women’s weightlifting
Germany’s Julia Rohde competes during women’s 58K weightlifting at the ExCel Center in London on Sunday. (Yuri Cortez / AFP/Getty Images)
Table Tennis
Poland’s Natalia Partyka serves in a women’s singles match against Mie Skov of Denmark. Partyka was born without a right forearm and so balances the ball above her elbow before her serve. She beat her Danish opponent in the second round, but was eliminated in the third round. (Saeed Khan / AFP/Getty Images)
Team USA’s Kimberly Rhode celebrates after getting a perfect score in the second round of the women’s skeet shooting event. Rhode won gold, making her the first U.S. athlete to medal in individual events at five consecutive Olympics.  (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Men’s water polo
Team USA celebrates a goal in a close match with Montenegro. The U.S.goes up against Romania next.  (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Japan’s Kenki Sato rides Chippieh in the dressage portion of the three-day eventing competition at Greenwich Park. (John Macdougall / AFP/Getty Images)
Poland’s Pawel Zagrodnik, in blue, competes with Azerbaijan’s Tarlan Karimov during the judo event at the ExCel Arena. (Franck Fife / AFP/Getty Images)
Team USA’s Jordyn Wieber competes on the floor during the women’s individual qualification round. (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Team USA’s Kimberly Rhode hits her target in the second round of the women’s skeet-shooting competition.  (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Michael Phelps, right, looks out over the pool as teammate Nathan Adrian congratulates the French gold medalists after the men’s 4x100-meter freestyle relay. Team USA won silver in the event. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
China’s Wu Minxia and He Zi dive during the women’s synchronized 3-meter springboard diving event. (Fabrice Coffrini / AFP/Getty Images)
French guard Tony Parker listens to Brazilian referee Cristiano Maranho during a preliminary basketball game between the U.S. and France. The U.S. won 98-71. (Mark Ralston / AFP/Getty Images)
U.S. gymnast Jordyn Wieber cries after failing to qualify for the women’s individual all-around finals. Wieber finished behind teammates Aly Raisman and Gabby Douglas but will compete in the floor final.  (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Ecuador’s Carlos Sanchez Estacio covers himself before being hit by Ireland’s Adam Nolan during their welterweight boxing match. (Ivan Sekretarev / Associated Press)
Women’s gymnastics
Team USA’s Kyla Ross lands on the beam during a qualifying round.  (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Women’s gymnastics
A multiple exposure captures China’s Linlin Deng as she competes on the beam during the women’s individual qualifying event. (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)