August 11, 2012
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Jamaica's Usain Bolt crossed the finish line in front of American Ryan Bailey as Jamaica won the men's 4 x 100-meter relay final on Saturday.
Bolt added the relay gold to the ones he earned in the 100 in 9.63 seconds last Sunday — the second-fastest time in history — and the 200 in 19.32 on Thursday.
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United States' Tamika Catchings, top, and France's Emmeline Ndongue battled for a rebound during the women's basketball gold medal match.
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Russia's Evgeniya Kanaeva competed during the individual all-around rhythmic gymnastics final.
Sanya Richards-Ross of the United States celebrated after the country's team won the women's 4x400-meter relay final.
Allyson Felix, left, of the United States took the baton from DeeDee Trotter in the women's 4x400-meter relay final.
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Mexico surprised Brazil, 2-1, in the men's soccer gold medal match.
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Brazil's Rafael Cabral couldn't stop this goal by Mexico's Oribe Peralta.
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Britain's Annie Last competed in the women's cycling cross-country mountain bike race.
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Players of Japan and South Korea stretched for the ball during the women's volleyball bronze medal match.
Tervel Ivaylov Dlagnev of the United States, in red, fought with Uzbekistan Artur Taymazov in men’s 120kg freestyle wrestling.
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Walkers competed in the men's 50-kilometer race walk .
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Mariya Savinova of Russia celebrated as she won gold in the women's 800-meter final.
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Ehsan Naser Lashgari of Iran competed against Sharif Sharifov of Azerbaijan (in red) during the men's 84-kg freestyle wrestling competition.
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Russia's Daria Dmitrieva performed during the rhythmic gymnastics individual all-around final.
Australia's Glenn Turner, right, reached for the ball next to Great Britain's Richard Smith during their men's bronze medal field hockey match.
Jaime Yusept Espinal of Puerto Rico defeated Soslan Gattsiev of Belarus during the men's 84-kg freestyle wrestling competition.
France's Anne-Caroline Graffe, right, fought against South Korea's In Jong Lee during their women's quarterfinal taekwondo match.
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Bulgaria's Silviya Miteva competed in the individual all-around rhythmic gymnastics final.
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Julie Bresset of France won the women's cross-country mountain bike race.
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Koichiro Morioka of Japan collapsed after finishing the 50-kilometer men's race walk.
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Jeinkler Aguirre of Cuba in action during the men's 10-meter platform diving semifinal.
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Fabiana Oliveira of Brazil celebrated after defeating the United States in the women's volleyball gold medal match.
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Competitors participated in the combined running/shooting event during the men's modern pentathlon.
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United States' Brigetta Barrett won silver in the women's high jump final.
Azerbaijan's Sharif Sharifov, in blue, defeated Puerto Rico's Jaime Yusept Espinal in the men's 84-kg freestyle wrestling final.
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Mohamed Farah of Great Britain won gold in the men's 5,000-meter final.