High jump winner
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London Olympics | Field events

High jump winner
Russia’s Ivan Ukhov wins the gold medal after clearing the bar in the high jump. Erik Kynard of the United States won the silver medal. (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Failed jump
Erik Kynard of the United States can’t clear the bar, but still picks up the silver medal in the high jump (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Near miss
A frustrated Erik Kynard of the United States can’t clear the bar. (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Patriotic socks
Erik Kynard of the United States sports some patriotic socks for the high jump. (Bernd Thissen / EPA)
Discus gold
Germany’s Robert Harting makes a gold-medal winning throw in the men’s discus final. (Adrian Dennis / AFP / Getty Images)
Discus joy
Robert Harting of Germany rips off his shirt after winning gold in the men’s discus throw. (Alexander Hassenstein / Getty Images)
Discus spin
Estonia’s Gerd Kanter spins before a throw in the men’s discus final. (Pawel Kopczynski / AFP / Getty Images)
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