Day 9: Top Olympic shots from London

Usain Bolt of Jamaica crosses the finish line ahead of Ryan Bailey of the United States, Yohan Blake of Jamaica and Justin Gatlin of the United States to win the Men's 100m final.
Usain Bolt of Jamaica crosses the finish line ahead of Ryan Bailey of the United States, Yohan Blake of Jamaica and Justin Gatlin of the United States to win the Men’s 100m final. — Richard Heathcote, Getty Images, Aug. 5, 2012
Jamaica's Usain Bolt celebrates after winning the men's 100m final.
Jamaica’s Usain Bolt celebrates after winning the men’s 100m final. — OLIVIER MORIN, AFP/Getty Images, Aug. 5, 2012
Sanya Richards-Ross celebrates winning gold in the women's 400m her husband, Giants cornerback Aaron Ross.
Sanya Richards-Ross celebrates winning gold in the women’s 400m her husband, Giants cornerback Aaron Ross. — Streeter Lecka, Getty Images, Aug. 5, 2012
McKayla Maroney with her silver medal in the women's vault victory ceremony.
McKayla Maroney with her silver medal in the women’s vault victory ceremony. — BRIAN SNYDER, REUTERS, Aug. 5, 2012
McKayla Maroney of the U.S. reacts after falling from the vault in the women's gymnastics vault final.
McKayla Maroney of the U.S. reacts after falling from the vault in the women’s gymnastics vault final. — MIKE BLAKE, REUTERS, Aug. 5, 2012
Kerry Jennings-Walsh stretches, but can't reach a spiked ball by Italy's Marta Menegatti, left, during the women's beach volleyball quarterfinal match.
Kerry Jennings-Walsh stretches, but can’t reach a spiked ball by Italy’s Marta Menegatti, left, during the women’s beach volleyball quarterfinal match. — Robert Gauthier, McClatchy-Tribune, Aug. 5, 2012
Laura Ludwig of Germany celebrates during a quarterfinal match against Brazil.
Laura Ludwig of Germany celebrates during a quarterfinal match against Brazil. — Ryan Pierse, Getty Images, Aug. 5, 2012
Germany's gymnast Marcel Nguyen competes in the men's floor exercise final.
Germany’s gymnast Marcel Nguyen competes in the men’s floor exercise final. — BEN STANSALL, AFP/Getty Images, Aug. 5, 2012
Krisztian Berki of Hungary competes on the horse during the men's pommel horse final.
Krisztian Berki of Hungary competes on the horse during the men’s pommel horse final. — Pascal Le Segretain, Getty Images, Aug. 5, 2012
British gymnast Rebecca Tunney speaks to Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge as they watch the men's pommel horse competition in the North Greenwich Arena.
British gymnast Rebecca Tunney speaks to Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge as they watch the men’s pommel horse competition in the North Greenwich Arena. — OLIVIA HARRIS, Reuters, Aug. 5, 2012
Foluke Akinradewo of the U.S. serves against Turkey during their women's group B volleyball match at Earls Court.
Foluke Akinradewo of the U.S. serves against Turkey during their women’s group B volleyball match at Earls Court. — IVAN ALVARADO, REUTERS, Aug. 5, 2012
Great Britain's Andy Murray poses with his gold medal and the Union Jack at the end of the men's singles tennis tournament.
Great Britain’s Andy Murray poses with his gold medal and the Union Jack at the end of the men’s singles tennis tournament. — LEON NEAL, AFP/Getty Images, Aug. 5, 2012
Great Britain's Andy Murray celebrates after winning the men's singles gold medal match.
Great Britain’s Andy Murray celebrates after winning the men’s singles gold medal match. — LUIS ACOSTA, AFP/Getty Images, Aug. 5, 2012
Plancarte Delgado and Nuria Diosdado of Mexico compete in the women's duets synchronized swimming technical routine.
Plancarte Delgado and Nuria Diosdado of Mexico compete in the women’s duets synchronized swimming technical routine. — Al Bello, Getty Images, Aug. 5, 2012
Russia's Natalia Ishchenko and Svetlana Romashina are seen underwater as they perform in the synchronised swimming duets technical routine qualification round.
Russia’s Natalia Ishchenko and Svetlana Romashina are seen underwater as they perform in the synchronised swimming duets technical routine qualification round. —MICHAEL DALDER, REUTERS, Aug. 5, 2012
Serena and Venus Williams celebrate on the podium after receiving their gold medal for winning the doubles tennis tournament at the All England Tennis Club in Wimbledon.
Serena and Venus Williams celebrate on the podium after receiving their gold medal for winning the doubles tennis tournament at the All England Tennis Club in Wimbledon. — MARTIN BERNETTI, AFP/Getty Images, Aug. 5, 2012
U.S. tennis players Venus Williams, left, and her sister, Serena Williams, right, celebrate winning match point to take the gold medal in the doubles competition against Andrea Hlavackova (CZE) and Lucie Hradeka (CZE) during the London 2012 Olympic Games at Wimbledon.
U.S. tennis players Venus Williams, left, and her sister, Serena Williams, right, celebrate winning match point to take the gold medal in the doubles competition against Andrea Hlavackova (CZE) and Lucie Hradeka (CZE) during the London 2012 Olympic Games at Wimbledon. — Christopher Hanewinckel, USA TODAY Sports, Aug. 5, 2012
Canada's Eric Lamaze on Derly Chin de Muze competes in the second Individual Show Jumping qualifier.
Canada’s Eric Lamaze on Derly Chin de Muze competes in the second Individual Show Jumping qualifier. — JOHN MACDOUGALL, AFP/Getty Images, Aug. 5, 2012
South Korea's Yang Hyo-Jin (right, top) spikes as China's Ma Yunwen (right, bottom) attempts to block during the Women's preliminary pool B volleyball match between China and South Korea in the 2012 London Olympic Games in London.
South Korea’s Yang Hyo-Jin (right, top) spikes as China’s Ma Yunwen (right, bottom) attempts to block during the Women’s preliminary pool B volleyball match between China and South Korea in the 2012 London Olympic Games in London. — Kirill Kudryavtsev, AFP/Getty Images, Aug. 5, 2012
Tiki Gelana of Ethiopia crosses the finish line to win the gold medal in the Women's Marathon on Day 9 of the London 2012 Olympic Games.
Tiki Gelana of Ethiopia crosses the finish line to win the gold medal in the Women’s Marathon on Day 9 of the London 2012 Olympic Games. — Streeter Lecka, Getty Images, Aug. 5, 2012
Sweden's crew Max Salminen celebrates after winning the men's star class keelboat medal race sailing competition with his skipper Fredrik Loof at the London 2012 Olympic Games in Weymouth and Portland in southern England.
Sweden’s crew Max Salminen celebrates after winning the men’s star class keelboat medal race sailing competition with his skipper Fredrik Loof at the London 2012 Olympic Games in Weymouth and Portland in southern England. — Pascal Lauener, Reuters, Aug. 5, 2012
France's Mahiedine Mekhissi-Benabbad, who won silver, carries gold medallist Kenya's Ezekiel Kemboi as they celebrate after the men's 3000m steeplechase final.
France’s Mahiedine Mekhissi-Benabbad, who won silver, carries gold medallist Kenya’s Ezekiel Kemboi as they celebrate after the men’s 3000m steeplechase final. —DYLAN MARTINEZ, REUTERS, Aug. 5, 2012
Brazil's Adriana Pinto is thrown into the air by teammates to honor her final game with the Brazil National Team following a game against Great Britain.
Brazil’s Adriana Pinto is thrown into the air by teammates to honor her final game with the Brazil National Team following a game against Great Britain. — Christian Petersen, Getty Images, Aug. 5, 2012
Japan's team celebrates a point for Koki Niwa against Hong Kong's Peng Tang during a table tennis men's team quarter-final match
Japan’s team celebrates a point for Koki Niwa against Hong Kong’s Peng Tang during a table tennis men’s team quarter-final match — Saeed Khan, AFP/Getty Images, Aug. 5, 2012
U.S. silver medalists Sarah Hammer, Dotsie Bausch and Lauren Tamayo stand on the podium for photos after their second place finish in the London 2012 Olympic Games women's team pursuit track cycling event at the Velodrome in the Olympic Park in East London.
U.S. silver medalists Sarah Hammer, Dotsie Bausch and Lauren Tamayo stand on the podium for photos after their second place finish in the London 2012 Olympic Games women’s team pursuit track cycling event at the Velodrome in the Olympic Park in East London. — Odd Anderson, AFP/Getty Images, Aug. 5, 2012
Holly Mangold of the U.S. competes in the women's +75kg group A clean and jerk weightlifting competition.
Holly Mangold of the U.S. competes in the women’s +75kg group A clean and jerk weightlifting competition. — DAMIR SAGOLJ, REUTERS, Aug. 5, 2012
Nick Mangold of the Jets watches his sister Holly in the women's +75kg weightlifting at ExCeL - South Arena 3.
Nick Mangold of the Jets watches his sister Holly in the women’s +75kg weightlifting at ExCeL – South Arena 3. — Matt Kryger-USA TODAY, Matt Kryger-USA TODAY Sports, Aug. 5, 2012
South Africa's Oscar Pistorius runs during his men's 400m semifinal.
South Africa’s Oscar Pistorius runs during his men’s 400m semifinal. — MICHAEL DALDER, REUTERS, Aug. 5, 2012
LASZLO BALOGH, REUTERS, Aug. 5, 2012
Britain's Ben Ainslie holds flares as he celebrates winning the men's finn class sailing competition.
Britain’s Ben Ainslie holds flares as he celebrates winning the men’s finn class sailing competition. — PASCAL LAUENER, REUTERS, Aug. 5, 2012
U.S. runners Shalane Flanagan (right) and Kara Goucher embrace after finishing 10th and 11th in the women's marathon.
U.S. runners Shalane Flanagan (right) and Kara Goucher embrace after finishing 10th and 11th in the women’s marathon. — Kirby Lee-US PRESSWIRE, Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports, Aug. 5, 2012
Portugal's Ana Dulce Felix lays on the ground after competing the women's marathon final at the London 2012 Olympic Games.
Portugal’s Ana Dulce Felix lays on the ground after competing the women’s marathon final at the London 2012 Olympic Games. — Mark Blinch, Reuters, Aug. 5, 2012
Angola's Isabel Fernandes and Joelma Viegas challenge Brazil's Mayara Moura in their women's handball Preliminaries Group A match at the Copper Box venue.
Angola’s Isabel Fernandes and Joelma Viegas challenge Brazil’s Mayara Moura in their women’s handball Preliminaries Group A match at the Copper Box venue. — Marko Djurica, Reuters, Aug. 5, 2012
Britain's Ben Maher rides Tripple X during the equestrian individual jumping second qualifier at the London 2012 Olympic Games.
Britain’s Ben Maher rides Tripple X during the equestrian individual jumping second qualifier at the London 2012 Olympic Games. — Mike Hutchings, Reuters, Aug. 5, 2012
U.S. athletes Shalane Flanagan, right, Kara Goucher, left, and Italy's Valeria Straneo, center, run under heavy rain during the women's marathon at the London 2012 Olympic Games.
U.S. athletes Shalane Flanagan, right, Kara Goucher, left, and Italy’s Valeria Straneo, center, run under heavy rain during the women’s marathon at the London 2012 Olympic Games. — Ben Stansall, AFP/Getty Images, Aug. 5, 2012
Angola's Luisa Tomas, left, fights for the ball with Czech Republic's Petra Kulichova during their women's preliminary round Group A basketball match at the Basketball Arena during the London 2012 Olympic Games.
Angola’s Luisa Tomas, left, fights for the ball with Czech Republic’s Petra Kulichova during their women’s preliminary round Group A basketball match at the Basketball Arena during the London 2012 Olympic Games. — Sergio Perez, Reuters, Aug. 5, 2012
Jesus Serrano of Spain competes in the Men's Trap Shooting on Day 9 of the London 2012 Olympic Game at the Royal Artillery Barracks.
Jesus Serrano of Spain competes in the Men’s Trap Shooting on Day 9 of the London 2012 Olympic Game at the Royal Artillery Barracks. — Lars Baron, Getty Images, Aug. 5, 2012
Mostafa Mansour, of Egypt, trains for canoe sprint in preparation for the London 2012 Olympic Games at Eton Dorney near London.
Mostafa Mansour, of Egypt, trains for canoe sprint in preparation for the London 2012 Olympic Games at Eton Dorney near London. — Jim Young, Reuters, Aug. 5, 2012
Anna Meares of Australia competes in the Women's Sprint Track Cycling Qualifying on Day 9 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Velodrome.
Anna Meares of Australia competes in the Women’s Sprint Track Cycling Qualifying on Day 9 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Velodrome. — Bryn Lennon, Getty Images, Aug. 5, 2012
Belgium's Xavier Reckinger, right, fights for a ball with New Zealand's Ryan Archibald during their men's group B hockey match at Riverbank Arena at the London
Belgium’s Xavier Reckinger, right, fights for a ball with New Zealand’s Ryan Archibald during their men’s group B hockey match at Riverbank Arena at the London — Sergio Moraes, Reuters, Aug. 5, 2012
Russia's Renal Ganeev, left, fences against Germany's Sebastian Bachmann during the men's foil team quarterfinals as part of the fencing event of London.
Russia’s Renal Ganeev, left, fences against Germany’s Sebastian Bachmann during the men’s foil team quarterfinals as part of the fencing event of London. — Toshifumi Kitamura, AFP/Getty Images, Aug. 5, 2012
Japan's Jun Mizutani serves to Hong Kong's Jiang Tianyi in their men's team quarterfinals table tennis match at the ExCel venue.
Japan’s Jun Mizutani serves to Hong Kong’s Jiang Tianyi in their men’s team quarterfinals table tennis match at the ExCel venue. — Darren Staples, Reuters, Aug. 5, 2012
Workers deploy a tarp over the court as rain delays the men's singles tennis bronze medal match between Argentina's Juan Martin del Potro (left, in blue) and Serbia's Novak Djokovic (left, in white) at the All England Lawn Tennis Club during the London 2012 Olympic Games.
Workers deploy a tarp over the court as rain delays the men’s singles tennis bronze medal match between Argentina’s Juan Martin del Potro (left, in blue) and Serbia’s Novak Djokovic (left, in white) at the All England Lawn Tennis Club during the London 2012 Olympic Games. — Adrees Latif, Reuters, Aug. 5, 2012
South Africa's Thornton McDade (top) celebrates his goal against Pakistan with team mate during their men's group A hockey match at Riverbank Arena.
South Africa’s Thornton McDade (top) celebrates his goal against Pakistan with team mate during their men’s group A hockey match at Riverbank Arena. — Sergio Moraes, Reuters, Aug. 5, 2012
Britain's Edward Clancy competes in the track cycling men's omnium 4km individual pursuit at the Velodrome.
Britain’s Edward Clancy competes in the track cycling men’s omnium 4km individual pursuit at the Velodrome. — Stefano Rellandini, Reuters, Aug. 5, 2012
South Korea's Lee Yong Dae, left, and Chung Jae Sung celebrate their victory over Koo Kien Keat and Tan Boon Heong of Malaysia during the bronze medal men's doubles badminton match.
South Korea’s Lee Yong Dae, left, and Chung Jae Sung celebrate their victory over Koo Kien Keat and Tan Boon Heong of Malaysia during the bronze medal men’s doubles badminton match. — Adek Berry, AFP/Getty Images, Aug. 5, 2012
France's Victor Sintes, right, is treated by a medic after being injured during the men's foil team quarterfinals.
France’s Victor Sintes, right, is treated by a medic after being injured during the men’s foil team quarterfinals. — Alb
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