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Olympics - day five photos

Dalhausser jumps to block

Out at Chaoyang Park, the US men's beach volleyball pairing of Philip Dalhausser and Todd Rogers see off their Argentine opponents 2-0

Australian hockey players celebrate

A bad day at the hockey pitch for South Africa's men as the jubilant Aussies rack up 10 unanswered goals

Sullivan begins his record-breaking swim

At the Water Cube, the 100m freestyle record gets broken twice in quick succession with Australia's Eamon Sullivan posting 47.05s

Pellegrini swims to gold

Italy's Federica Pellegrini wins gold in the women's 200m freestyle, also registering a world record of 1:54.82 in the process

Michael Phelps

Michael Phelps celebrates his 10th career Olympic gold in the style of the greatest ever Olympian, by inspecting his faulty goggles

Rice powers to gold

The records keep on coming in the pool with Australia's Stephanie Rice taking gold in the women's 200m individual medley in 2:08.45

Phelps finishes his leg as Ryan Lochte starts his

Phelps helps to earn the USA a big lead in the 4x200m freestyle relay as he and the team collect another gold and world record

Russia's Ilona Korstin heads for the hoop

The Wukesong Indoor Stadium plays host to Russia's 71-65 win over near neighbours Belarus in the women's basketball

Russias Liudmila Postnova wins a tackle

Their handball team also enjoy success with a 28-19 win over Brazil at the National Indoor Stadium

Terry unleashes an arrow

Having won bronze in 1992, Great Britain's Simon Terry bows out in the archery after narrowly losing 105-104 to Finland's Matti Hatava

Deng Linlin in action

Floor specialist Deng Linlin tries to impress the judges as China win the women's artistic gymnastics team event

Pooley passes some Chinese cycling fans

There is more medal success for Great Britain in women's cycling, where Emma Pooley's ride in the time trial earns her a silver

Cancellara cycles past the Great Wall

The men's event is won by Switzerland's Fabian Cancellara who finishes 33 seconds ahead of Sweden's Gustav Larsson

Chen Ying wins gold for China

Chen Ying's accuracy in the women's 25m pistol shooting sees her become Olympic champion ahead of Mongolia's Gundegmaa Otryad

Wang Fen and Qin Kai begin their dive

China's Wang Fen and Qin Kai add another gold to the host's tally with a dominant display in the men's synchronised springboard diving

Liu Chunhong completes a lift

Liu Chunhong breaks three world records to defend her Olympic title and claim China's sixth gold in the women's weightlifting competition

Guenot pulls down Kanatbek Begaliev

Steeve Guenot wins France's first wrestling gold medal since 1924 when he beats Kanatbek Begaliev in the Greco-Roman 66kg class

Kvirkelia throws his opponent

In the 74kg event, Georgia's Manuchar Kvirkelia sees off China's Chang Yongxiang to be named champion

Andy and Jamie Murray lose 6-1 6-3 in the second round of the men's doubles

Andy and Jamie Murray lose 6-1 6-3 in the second round of the men's doubles to French duo Arnaud Clement and Michael Llodra

Serena Williams battles back to complete a 3-6 6-3 6-4 victory over Alize Cornet

Serena Williams battles back to complete a 3-6 6-3 6-4 victory over Alize Cornet to seal a place in the quarter-final

Germany's Britta Heidemann is overwhelmed as she beats Romania's Ana Maria Branza to gold in the women's individual epee

Germany's Britta Heidemann is overwhelmed as she beats Romania's Ana Maria Branza to gold in the women's individual epee

Super-heavyweight David Price earns a sensational second-round win over Russia's Islam Timurziev

Super-heavyweight David Price earns a sensational second-round win over Russia's Islam Timurziev to progress to the second round




see also
Picture power: Submerged scene
13 Aug 08 |  Olympics
Phelps cements place in history
13 Aug 08 |  Swimming
Your Olympics photos
09 Aug 08 |  Olympics
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12 Aug 08 |  Olympics


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