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The bests and worsts of the London Olympics

Mo Farah and Usain Bolt demonstrate each other’s signature move after each won a gold medal in their respective events.
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Mo Farah and Usain Bolt demonstrate each other’s signature move after each won a gold medal in their respective events.

Skeptics didn’t expect much from the 30th Summer Games — weather, travel, and other concerns were discussed leading up to the opening ceremonies. But London proved to be a gold rush for the United States, which won the medal count for the fifth time in a row. See our list of bests and worsts.