Day 15: Top Olympic shots from London

The United States women's basketball team pose with their gold medals after defeating France.

The United States women’s basketball team pose with their gold medals after defeating France. — Christian Petersen, Getty Images, Aug. 11, 2012

Angel McCaughtry jumps on the back of coach Geno Auriemma after the U.S. women's basketball team defeated France 86-50 to win the gold medal.

Angel McCaughtry jumps on the back of coach Geno Auriemma after the U.S. women’s basketball team defeated France 86-50 to win the gold medal. — Phil Walter, Getty Images, Aug. 11, 2012

The U.S. women celebrate winning their 5th straight gold medal in basketball.

The U.S. women celebrate winning their 5th straight gold medal in basketball. — Phil Walter, Getty Images, Aug. 11, 2012

Kobe Bryant in attendance during the women's basketball gold medal game between USA and France.

Kobe Bryant in attendance during the women’s basketball gold medal game between USA and France. — Bob Donnan-US PRESSWIRE, Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports, Aug. 11, 2012

Fans show support for the U.S. prior to the gold medal women's basketball game against France.

Fans show support for the U.S. prior to the gold medal women’s basketball game against France. — Christian Petersen, Getty Images, Aug. 11, 2012

DeeDee Trotter and Sanya Richards-Ross celebrate after winning the gold in the women's 4x400m relay final.

DeeDee Trotter and Sanya Richards-Ross celebrate after winning the gold in the women’s 4x400m relay final. — Andrew P. Scott-USA TODAY, Andrew P. Scott-USA TODAY Sports, Aug. 11, 2012

Sanya Richards-Ross celebrates as she crosses the finish line to win gold in the women's 4x400m relay final.

Sanya Richards-Ross celebrates as she crosses the finish line to win gold in the women’s 4x400m relay final. — Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY, Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports, Aug. 11, 2012

Allyson Felix takes the baton from U.S. teammate DeeDee Trotter in the women's 4x400m relay final.

Allyson Felix takes the baton from U.S. teammate DeeDee Trotter in the women’s 4x400m relay final. — DYLAN MARTINEZ, REUTERS, Aug. 11, 2012

U.S. sprinter Tyson Gay celebrates with fans in the stands after taking silver in the men's 4x100m relay final.

U.S. sprinter Tyson Gay celebrates with fans in the stands after taking silver in the men’s 4x100m relay final. — Andrew P. Scott-USA TODAY, Andrew P. Scott-USA TODAY Sports, Aug. 11, 2012

Jamaica's Usain Bolt, Yohan Blake, Nesta Carter and Michael Frater pose next to their new world record of 36.84 seconds after winning the men's 4x100m relay final.

Jamaica’s Usain Bolt, Yohan Blake, Nesta Carter and Michael Frater pose next to their new world record of 36.84 seconds after winning the men’s 4x100m relay final. — KAI PFAFFENBACH, REUTERS, Aug. 11, 2012

Jamaica's Usain Bolt celebrates after crossing the finish line on the anchor leg to set a world record in the men's 4x100m relay final ahead of Ryan Bailey of the U.S.

Jamaica’s Usain Bolt celebrates after crossing the finish line on the anchor leg to set a world record in the men’s 4x100m relay final ahead of Ryan Bailey of the U.S. — LUCY NICHOLSON, REUTERS, Aug. 11, 2012

Usain Bolt of Jamaica crosses the finish line ahead of Ryan Bailey of the United States to win gold and set a new world record of 36.84 during the Men's 4 x 100m relay final.

Usain Bolt of Jamaica crosses the finish line ahead of Ryan Bailey of the United States to win gold and set a new world record of 36.84 during the Men’s 4 x 100m relay final. — Streeter Lecka, Getty Images, Aug. 11, 2012

(Front to back) The Netherlands' Churandy Martina, US' Ryan Bailey, Jamaica's Usain Bolt, US' Justin Gatlin, Jamaica's Yohan Blake, US' Tyson Gay, Jamaica's Asafa Powell, Trinidad and Tobago's Richard Thompson compete in the men's 100m final.

(Front to back) The Netherlands’ Churandy Martina, US’ Ryan Bailey, Jamaica’s Usain Bolt, US’ Justin Gatlin, Jamaica’s Yohan Blake, US’ Tyson Gay, Jamaica’s Asafa Powell, Trinidad and Tobago’s Richard Thompson compete in the men’s 100m final. —MIGUEL MEDINA, AFP/Getty Images, Aug. 5, 2012

U.S. diver David Boudia celebrates with his gold medal in men's 10m platform final.

U.S. diver David Boudia celebrates with his gold medal in men’s 10m platform final. — Rob Schumacher-USA TODAY, Rob Schumacher-USA TODAY Sports, Aug. 11, 2012

Tom Daley is thrown into the pool by the British diving team after he won the bronze medal in the men's 10m platform final.

Tom Daley is thrown into the pool by the British diving team after he won the bronze medal in the men’s 10m platform final. —MICHAEL DALDER, REUTERS, Aug. 11, 2012

David Boudia of the United States celebrates with his coach Adam Soldati after winning the Men's 10m Platform Diving Final.

David Boudia of the United States celebrates with his coach Adam Soldati after winning the Men’s 10m Platform Diving Final. —Adam Pretty, Getty Images, Aug. 11, 2012

Nicholas McCrory of United States competes in the men's 10m platform diving semifinal.

Nicholas McCrory of United States competes in the men’s 10m platform diving semifinal. — Adam Pretty, Getty Images, Aug. 11, 2012

Brazilian players celebrate winning their women's gold medal volleyball match against the U.S. at Earls Court.

Brazilian players celebrate winning their women’s gold medal volleyball match against the U.S. at Earls Court. — OLIVIA HARRIS, REUTERS, Aug. 11, 2012

Destinee Hooker of the U.S. celebrates a point against Brazil during their gold medal volleyball match at Earls Court.

Destinee Hooker of the U.S. celebrates a point against Brazil during their gold medal volleyball match at Earls Court. — IVAN ALVARADO, REUTERS, Aug. 11, 2012

Gold medalist Mohamed Farah of Britain poses on the podium during the medal ceremony for the Men's 5000m.

Gold medalist Mohamed Farah of Britain poses on the podium during the medal ceremony for the Men’s 5000m. — Stu Forster, Getty Images, Aug. 11, 2012

Britain's Mo Farah reacts as he wins the men's 5000m final at Olympic Stadium.

Britain’s Mo Farah reacts as he wins the men’s 5000m final at Olympic Stadium. — LUCY NICHOLSON, REUTERS, Aug. 11, 2012

Norway's Linn-Kristin Koren celebrates after defeating Montenegro in their women's gold medal handball match at the Basketball Arena.

Norway’s Linn-Kristin Koren celebrates after defeating Montenegro in their women’s gold medal handball match at the Basketball Arena. — MARKO DJURICA, REUTERS, Aug. 11, 2012

A supporter of Norway cheers with her baby during the women's gold medal handball match against Montenegro at the Basketball Arena.

A supporter of Norway cheers with her baby during the women’s gold medal handball match against Montenegro at the Basketball Arena. — MARKO DJURICA, REUTERS, Aug. 11, 2012

Russia's Mariya Savinova celebrates after winning the women's 800m final.

Russia’s Mariya Savinova celebrates after winning the women’s 800m final. — OLIVIER MORIN, AFP/Getty Images, Aug. 11, 2012

Runners compete in the men's 5000m final.

Runners compete in the men’s 5000m final. — ADRIAN DENNIS, AFP/Getty Images, Aug. 11, 2012

Keshorn Walcott of Trinidad and Tobago competes during the javelin throw final.

Keshorn Walcott of Trinidad and Tobago competes during the javelin throw final. — Alexander Hassenstein, Getty Images, Aug. 11, 2012

South Korea's Hwang Woojin loses control of his horse Shearwater Oscar during the Show Jumping event of the modern pentathlon.

South Korea’s Hwang Woojin loses control of his horse Shearwater Oscar during the Show Jumping event of the modern pentathlon. — JOHN MACDOUGALL, AFP/Getty Images, Aug. 11, 2012

Mexico's players celebrate winning the gold medal after defeating Brazil in their men's gold medal match at Wembley Stadium.

Mexico’s players celebrate winning the gold medal after defeating Brazil in their men’s gold medal match at Wembley Stadium. —PAUL HANNA, REUTERS, Aug. 11, 2012

Mexico's Oribe Peralta celebrates with teammates after he scored his team's second goal in the gold medal soccer match against Brazil at Wembley Stadium.

Mexico’s Oribe Peralta celebrates with teammates after he scored his team’s second goal in the gold medal soccer match against Brazil at Wembley Stadium. — LUIS ACOSTA, AFP/Getty Images, Aug. 11, 2012

Hector Herrera of Mexico (L) and Sandro of Brazil battle for the ball during the Men's Football Final between Brazil and Mexico.

Hector Herrera of Mexico (L) and Sandro of Brazil battle for the ball during the Men’s Football Final between Brazil and Mexico. —Jeff J Mitchell, Getty Images, Aug. 11, 2012

Turkey's Ibrahim Bolukbasi is declared the winner after defeating Jake Herbert of the U.S. in their Men's 84kg Freestyle repechage round 2 match.

Turkey’s Ibrahim Bolukbasi is declared the winner after defeating Jake Herbert of the U.S. in their Men’s 84kg Freestyle repechage round 2 match. — MARWAN NAAMANI, AFP/Getty Images, Aug. 11, 2012

A woman wears a hat with the Olympic rings before the athletics competition.

A woman wears a hat with the Olympic rings before the athletics competition. — DAVID GRAY, REUTERS, Aug. 11, 2012

Maria Michta (USA) pours water on her head during the women's 20km race walk during the London 2012 Olympic Games at The Mall.

Maria Michta (USA) pours water on her head during the women’s 20km race walk during the London 2012 Olympic Games at The Mall. — Matt Kryger-USA TODAY, Matt Kryger-USA TODAY Sports, Aug. 11, 2012

Russia's Sergey Kirdyapkin leads the pack as they walk past Buckingham Palace during the men's 50km race walk.

Russia’s Sergey Kirdyapkin leads the pack as they walk past Buckingham Palace during the men’s 50km race walk. — MARTIN BUREAU, AFP/Getty Images, Aug. 11, 2012

Ukraine's Alina Maksymenko performs her ribbon program during the individual all-around final of the rythmic gymnastics event. Russia's Evgeniya Kanaeva won gold while her compatriot Daria Dmitrieva took silver and Belarus' Liubou Charkashyna got bronze.

Ukraine’s Alina Maksymenko performs her ribbon program during the individual all-around final of the rythmic gymnastics event. Russia’s Evgeniya Kanaeva won gold while her compatriot Daria Dmitrieva took silver and Belarus’ Liubou Charkashyna got bronze. — ANTONIN THUILLIER, AFP/Getty Images, Aug. 11, 2012

Russia's Daria Dmitrieva competes using the hoop in their individual all-around gymnastics final match.

Russia’s Daria Dmitrieva competes using the hoop in their individual all-around gymnastics final match. — MIKE BLAKE, REUTERS, Aug. 11, 2012

Spain's Angela Pumariega Menendez, Sofia Toro Prieto Puga and Tamara Echegoyen Dominguez celebrate on the podium after winning gold in the Elliott 6m sailing class.

Spain’s Angela Pumariega Menendez, Sofia Toro Prieto Puga and Tamara Echegoyen Dominguez celebrate on the podium after winning gold in the Elliott 6m sailing class. — WILLIAM WEST, AFP/Getty Images, Aug. 11, 2012

Spain's Angela Pumariega Menendez, Sofia Toro Prieto Puga and Tamara Echegoyen Dominguez leap into the water after winning gold in the women's sailing Elliott 6m event.

Spain’s Angela Pumariega Menendez, Sofia Toro Prieto Puga and Tamara Echegoyen Dominguez leap into the water after winning gold in the women’s sailing Elliott 6m event. — WILLIAM WEST, AFP/Getty Images, Aug. 11, 2012

Australia's Olivia Price, Nina Curtis and Lucinda Whitty sail during the women's Elliott 6m medal race.

Australia’s Olivia Price, Nina Curtis and Lucinda Whitty sail during the women’s Elliott 6m medal race. — PASCAL LAUENER, REUTERS, Aug. 11, 2012

A view of Wembley Stadium during the men's soccer gold medal match between Brazil and Mexico.

A view of Wembley Stadium during the men’s soccer gold medal match between Brazil and Mexico. — Christopher Hanewinckel-US PRESS, Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODA, Aug. 11, 2012

Czech Republic's David Svoboda (R) and China's Cao Zhongrong shoot at their targets in the men's Modern Pentathlon.

Czech Republic’s David Svoboda (R) and China’s Cao Zhongrong shoot at their targets in the men’s Modern Pentathlon. — JOHN MACDOUGALL, AFP/Getty Images, Aug. 11, 2012

The sun sets behind the 2012 London Olympic Rings on Tower Bridge in London.

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