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Gymnastics

"I photographed this mage with a remote camera that I had set in position two hours before the event," explains Harry How

"I triggered the camera from ground level, at the moments when I thought a strong image could be possible.

"The way that the gymnast is stretched out within the uneven bars combined with the colour contrasts between her red suit and the blue mat make for a striking result."

Photo: Harry How/ Getty Images/ 14 August 2008

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