Day 11: Top Olympic shots from London

April Ross and Jennifer Kessy celebrates at the end of their semifinal win over against Brazil's Larissa Franca and Juliana Silva on the Centre Court Stadium in Horse Guards Parade.
April Ross and Jennifer Kessy celebrates at the end of their semifinal win over against Brazil’s Larissa Franca and Juliana Silva on the Centre Court Stadium in Horse Guards Parade. — DANIEL GARCIA, AFP/Getty Images, Aug. 7, 2012
Rain falls during the women's beach volleyball semifinal match between United States and Brazil on Day 11.

Rain falls during the women’s beach volleyball semifinal match between United States and Brazil on Day 11. — Ryan Pierse, Getty Images, Aug. 7, 2012

China's Chen Xue is blocked by Kerri Walsh-Jennings during a beach volleyball semifinal match.

China’s Chen Xue is blocked by Kerri Walsh-Jennings during a beach volleyball semifinal match. — Ryan Pierse, Getty Images, Aug. 7, 2012

Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh-Jennings celebrate winning their women's beach volleyball semifinal match against China's Xue Chen and Zhang Xi at Horse Guards Parade.

Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh-Jennings celebrate winning their women’s beach volleyball semifinal match against China’s Xue Chen and Zhang Xi at Horse Guards Parade. — SUZANNE PLUNKETT, REUTERS, Aug. 7, 2012

Prince Harry is seen at the athletics event held at the Olympic Stadium.

Prince Harry is seen at the athletics event held at the Olympic Stadium. — JOHANNES EISELE, AFP/Getty Images, Aug. 7, 2012

U.S. diver Troy Dumais prepares at the men's 3m springboard semifinal.

U.S. diver Troy Dumais prepares at the men’s 3m springboard semifinal. — Rob Schumacher-USA TODAY, Rob Schumacher-USA TODAY Sports, Aug. 7, 2012

Alexandra Raisman and her coach, Mihai Brestyan, await for her score in the beam finals at North Greenwich Arena.

Alexandra Raisman and her coach, Mihai Brestyan, await for her score in the beam finals at North Greenwich Arena. — Robert Gauthier, McClatchy-Tribune, Aug. 7, 2012

Alexandra Raisman competes in the floor exercise final on Day 11 at North Greenwich Arena.

Alexandra Raisman competes in the floor exercise final on Day 11 at North Greenwich Arena. — Scott Heavey, Getty Images, Aug. 7, 2012

Gabrielle Douglas of the U.S. falls as she competes in the Women's Gymnastics balance beam final in the North Greenwich Arena during the London 2012 Olympic Games.

Gabrielle Douglas of the U.S. falls as she competes in the Women’s Gymnastics balance beam final in the North Greenwich Arena during the London 2012 Olympic Games. — Mike Blake, Reuters, Aug. 7, 2012

Netherlands's Epke Zonderland performs during the men's horizontal bar final of the artistic gymnastics event.

Netherlands’s Epke Zonderland performs during the men’s horizontal bar final of the artistic gymnastics event. — THOMAS COEX, AFP/Getty Images, Aug. 7, 2012

Danell Leyva of the U.S. competes in the men's gymnastics horizontal bar final.

Danell Leyva of the U.S. competes in the men’s gymnastics horizontal bar final. — MIKE BLAKE, REUTERS, Aug. 7, 2012

Germany's Robert Harting reacts in the men's discus throw final.

Germany’s Robert Harting reacts in the men’s discus throw final. — Kirby Lee-US PRESSWIRE, Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports, Aug. 7, 2012

Sue Bird, center, high fives U>S. basketball teammates Angel McCaughtry, left, and Diana Taurasi, right, after defeating Canada 91 - 48 in the Women's Basketball quaterfinal on Day 11 of the London 2012 Olympic Games.

Sue Bird, center, high fives U>S. basketball teammates Angel McCaughtry, left, and Diana Taurasi, right, after defeating Canada 91 – 48 in the Women’s Basketball quaterfinal on Day 11 of the London 2012 Olympic Games. — Christian Petersen, Getty Images, Aug. 7, 2012

U.S. basketball forward LeBron James, center, and guard Kobe Bryant, left, attend the Women's quarterfinal basketball match against Canada at the London 2012 Olympic Games.

U.S. basketball forward LeBron James, center, and guard Kobe Bryant, left, attend the Women’s quarterfinal basketball match against Canada at the London 2012 Olympic Games. — Timothy A. Clary, AFP/Getty Images, Aug. 7, 2012

Forward Maya Moore shoots the ball in the second half of a quarterfinal game against Canada; U.S. won Canada 91-48.

Forward Maya Moore shoots the ball in the second half of a quarterfinal game against Canada; U.S. won Canada 91-48. — Kyle Terada-US PRESSWIRE, Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports, Aug. 7, 2012

Greece's Evangelia Platanioti and Despoina Solomou compete in the duets free routine final during the synchronized swimming competition.

Greece’s Evangelia Platanioti and Despoina Solomou compete in the duets free routine final during the synchronized swimming competition. — FRANCOIS XAVIER MARIT, AFP/Getty Images, Aug. 7, 2012

Lolo Jones of the United States competes in the 100m hurdles semifinals.

Lolo Jones of the United States competes in the 100m hurdles semifinals. — Jamie Squire, Getty Images, Aug. 7, 2012

U.S. hurdler Jason Richardson wins his Men's 110m hurdles heat in 13.33 during the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium.

U.S. hurdler Jason Richardson wins his Men’s 110m hurdles heat in 13.33 during the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium. — Kirby Lee, USA TODAY Sports, Aug. 7, 2012

U.S. sprinter Allyson Felix talks with the media a after the 200m semifinals.

U.S. sprinter Allyson Felix talks with the media a after the 200m semifinals. — Stu Forster, Getty Images, Aug. 7, 2012

U.S. athlete Brittany Borman competes in one of the Women's Javelin Throw qualifying rounds at the London 2012 Olympic Games

U.S. athlete Brittany Borman competes in one of the Women’s Javelin Throw qualifying rounds at the London 2012 Olympic Games — Franck Fife, AFP/Getty Images, Aug. 7, 2012

A remote control mini car returns a discus during the men's competition at Olympic Stadium.

A remote control mini car returns a discus during the men’s competition at Olympic Stadium. — Alexander Hassenstein, Getty Images, Aug. 7, 2012

China's Liu Xiang falls after hitting a hurdle in his Men's 110m Hurdles round 1 heat during the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium.

China’s Liu Xiang falls after hitting a hurdle in his Men’s 110m Hurdles round 1 heat during the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium. — Mark Blinch, Reuters, Aug. 7, 2012

China's Liu Xiang, surrounded by medics, sits in a wheelchair after falling in one of the Men's 110m hurdles heats at the London 2012 Olympic Games.

China’s Liu Xiang, surrounded by medics, sits in a wheelchair after falling in one of the Men’s 110m hurdles heats at the London 2012 Olympic Games. — Adrian Dennis, AFP/Getty Images, Aug. 7, 2012

Xiang Liu (CHN) kisses a hurdle after falling in his Men's 110m hurdles heat during the London 2012 Olympic Games.

Xiang Liu (CHN) kisses a hurdle after falling in his Men’s 110m hurdles heat during the London 2012 Olympic Games. — Robert Deutsch, USA TODAY Sports, Aug. 7, 2012

Iran's Saeid Morad Abdvali, left, fights with Turkey's Atakan Yuksel on the Men's 66Kg Greco-Roman wrestling at the ExCel venue during the London 2012 Olympic Games.

Iran’s Saeid Morad Abdvali, left, fights with Turkey’s Atakan Yuksel on the Men’s 66Kg Greco-Roman wrestling at the ExCel venue during the London 2012 Olympic Games. — Damir Sagolj, Reuters, Aug. 7, 2012

An Italian player spikes the ball against South Korea during their quarterfinal volleyball match at Earls Court.

An Italian player spikes the ball against South Korea during their quarterfinal volleyball match at Earls Court. — IVAN ALVARADO, REUTERS, Aug. 7, 2012

Dominican Republic's Brenda Castillo reacts during the quarterfinal volleyball match between the U.S.

Dominican Republic’s Brenda Castillo reacts during the quarterfinal volleyball match between the U.S. — KIRILL KUDRYAVTSEV, AFP/Getty Images, Aug. 7, 2012

Britain's Nick Dempsey poses with his sons Thomas-Flynn and Oscar after he won silver in the men's RS:X sailing class.

Britain’s Nick Dempsey poses with his sons Thomas-Flynn and Oscar after he won silver in the men’s RS:X sailing class. —WILLIAM WEST, AFP/Getty Images, Aug. 7, 2012

Hungary's Tamas Lorincz (back) wrestles Georgia's Manucher Tskhadaia during their 96 kg Greco Roman Wrestling semifinal match.

Hungary’s Tamas Lorincz (back) wrestles Georgia’s Manucher Tskhadaia during their 96 kg Greco Roman Wrestling semifinal match. — MARWAN NAAMANI, AFP/Getty Images, Aug. 7, 2012

Competitors ride in the cycling leg of the Men's Triathlon event at the London 2012 Olympic Games.

Competitors ride in the cycling leg of the Men’s Triathlon event at the London 2012 Olympic Games. — Paul Hachett, AFP/Getty Images, Aug. 7, 2012

Peter Deary sets the pace riding his derny at the start of the track cycling Men's Keirin Repechage heat at the Velodrome during the London 2012 Olympic Games.

Peter Deary sets the pace riding his derny at the start of the track cycling Men’s Keirin Repechage heat at the Velodrome during the London 2012 Olympic Games. — Cathal McNaughton, Reuters, Aug. 7, 2012

Silver medalist Sarah Hammer of the U.S. holds up her medal during the victory ceremony for the track cycling women's omnium at the Velodrome.

Silver medalist Sarah Hammer of the U.S. holds up her medal during the victory ceremony for the track cycling women’s omnium at the Velodrome. — STEFANO RELLANDINI, REUTERS, Aug. 7, 2012

United States water polo players celebrate in a huddle after winning the semifinal match against Australia.

United States water polo players celebrate in a huddle after winning the semifinal match against Australia. — Adam Pretty, Getty Images, Aug. 7, 2012

U.S. goal keeper Betsey Armstrong makes a save against Australia.

U.S. goal keeper Betsey Armstrong makes a save against Australia. — Al Bello, Getty Images, Aug. 7, 2012

Britain's Alistair Brownlee, right, pours water over his head as he runs ahead of Jonathan Brownlee, center, and Spain's Javier Gomez in the Men's Triathlon final during the London 2012 Olympic Games.

Britain’s Alistair Brownlee, right, pours water over his head as he runs ahead of Jonathan Brownlee, center, and Spain’s Javier Gomez in the Men’s Triathlon final during the London 2012 Olympic Games. — Jorge Silva, Reuters, Aug. 7, 2012

Dorian van Rijsselberge, of the Netherlands celebrates after winning the gold medal in the Men's RS-X class race at the London 2012 Olympic Games, in Weymouth.

Dorian van Rijsselberge, of the Netherlands celebrates after winning the gold medal in the Men’s RS-X class race at the London 2012 Olympic Games, in Weymouth. — William West, AFP/Getty Images, Aug. 7, 2012

Russia's Natalia Ishchenko and Svetlana Romashina compete in the Duets Free Routine final during the synchronized swimming competition

Russia’s Natalia Ishchenko and Svetlana Romashina compete in the Duets Free Routine final during the synchronized swimming competition — Alberto Pizzoli, AFP/Getty Images, Aug. 7, 2012

Maurice Mitchell of the U.S. starts his Men's 200m round 1 heat during the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium.

Maurice Mitchell of the U.S. starts his Men’s 200m round 1 heat during the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium. — Mark Blinch, Reuters, Aug. 7, 2012

South Korea's players celebrate defeating Italy during their quarterfinal volleyball match at Earls Court.

South Korea’s players celebrate defeating Italy during their quarterfinal volleyball match at Earls Court. — IVAN ALVARADO, REUTERS, Aug. 7, 2012

Norway's Goril Snorroeggen, center, vies with Brazilian players during the Women's quarterfinal handball match between Brazil and Norway at the London 2012 Olympics Games.

Norway’s Goril Snorroeggen, center, vies with Brazilian players during the Women’s quarterfinal handball match between Brazil and Norway at the London 2012 Olympics Games. — Javier Soriano, AFP/Getty Images, Aug. 7, 2012

Ann Romney, right, wife of U.S. Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, applauds as her horse Rafalca, ridden by Jan Ebeling, competes in the Equestrian Dressage individual grand prix special at the London 2012 Olympic Games in Greenwich Park

Ann Romney, right, wife of U.S. Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, applauds as her horse Rafalca, ridden by Jan Ebeling, competes in the Equestrian Dressage individual grand prix special at the London 2012 Olympic Games in Greenwich Park — Mike Hutchings, Reuters, Aug. 7, 2012

U.S. equestrian Jan Ebeling, riding Rafalca, competes in the Team Dressage Grand Prix Special on Day 11 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Greenwich Park.

U.S. equestrian Jan Ebeling, riding Rafalca, competes in the Team Dressage Grand Prix Special on Day 11 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Greenwich Park. — Alex Livesey, Getty Images, Aug. 7, 2012

Ethiopia's Gelete Burka, Kenya's Vivian Jepkemoi Cheruiyot and U.S. runner Molly Huddle compete in the Women's 5000m heats at the London 2012 Olympic Games

Ethiopia’s Gelete Burka, Kenya’s Vivian Jepkemoi Cheruiyot and U.S. runner Molly Huddle compete in the Women’s 5000m heats at the London 2012 Olympic Games — Olivier Morin, AFP/Getty Images, Aug. 7, 2012

U.S. runner Molly Huddle competes in one of the Women's 5000m heats during the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium.

U.S. runner Molly Huddle competes in one of the Women’s 5000m heats during the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium. — John David Mercer, USA TODAY Sports, Aug. 7, 2012

U.S. hurdler Aries Merritt, left, and Hungary's Daniel Kiss compete in one of the Men's 110m Hurdles heats at the London 2012 Olympic Games.

U.S. hurdler Aries Merritt, left, and Hungary’s Daniel Kiss compete in one of the Men’s 110m Hurdles heats at the London 2012 Olympic Games. — Olivier Morin, AFP/Getty Images, Aug. 7, 2012

Samyr Laine of Haiti competes in the Men's Triple Jump qualification on Day 11 of the London 2012 Olympic Game.

Samyr Laine of Haiti competes in the Men’s Triple Jump qualification on Day 11 of the London 2012 Olympic Game. — Ian Walton, Getty Images, Aug. 7, 2012

U.S. diver Chris Colwill competes in the Men's 3m Springboard Diving semi-final on Day 11 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre.

U.S. diver Chris Colwill competes in the Men’s 3m Springboard Diving semi-final on Day 11 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre. — Al Bello, Getty Images, Aug. 7, 2012

Barbara Parker (GBR) and Eloise Wellings (AUS) finish one of the Women's 5000m heats during the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium.

Barbara Parker (GBR) and Eloise Wellings (AUS) finish one of the Women’s 5000m heats during the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium. — Robert Deutsch, USA TODAY Sports, Aug. 7, 2012

Shamar Sands (BAH) falls during one of the Men's 110m Hurdles heats during the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium.

Shamar Sands (BAH) falls during one of the Men’s 110m Hurdles heats during the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium. — John David Mercer, USA TODAY Sports, Aug. 7, 2012

Jeff Porter, center, of the U.S., clears a hurdle in his Men's 110m Hurdles heat during the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium.

Jeff Porter, center, of the U.S., clears a hurdle in his Men’s 110m Hurdles heat during the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium. — Eddie Keogh, Reuters, Aug. 7, 2012

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