Olympics 2012: 10 Coolest Photos from 10th Day of Summer Games

Avi Wolfman-ArentCorrespondent IIAugust 6, 2012

Olympics 2012: 10 Coolest Photos from 10th Day of Summer Games

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    To kick off our 10th daily edition of "10 Coolest Photos," I'd like to give a hearty thank you to cameras.

    Cameras, we couldn't do this segment without you.

    Now then, a look at the 10 best pics from a busy Day 10 in London, England.

    We're talking big time feast for the eyes, so don't you dare click away.

10. Bike Trippin'

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    Have you ever looked at a Velodrome, man? I mean really looked at a Velodrome.

9. Eye on the Prize

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    Germany's Dimitrij Ovtcharov lines up a serve during his country's semifinal match against China in the men's team table tennis competition. China prevailed 3-1 and will play South Korea in the gold-medal final.

8. Yo, Adrian!

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    Yang Hak Seon does his best "Rocky" impersonation after winning the men's vault competition and taking home South Korea's first ever Olympic gymnastics gold.

7. Under Pressure

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    A South Korean attacker is swallowed up a swarm of Danish defense in preliminary men's handball action. Denmark won 26-24 to finish pool play undefeated.

6. Thriller

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    I can't tell you if this is a good piece of synchronized swimming. I can tell you that we're one jheri curl short of a Michael Jackson music video.

5. Preparing for Liftoff

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    The camera catches New Zeland's Valerie Adams mid-throw during the women's shot put final. Adams, the reigning world and Olympic champion, settled for silver behind the apporpiately named Nadzeya Ostapchuk.

4. A Hero's Hug

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    American midfielder Megan Rapinoe embraces teammate Alex Morgan after Morgan's goal in the 123rd minute sent Team USA to a 4-3 victory over Canada in the women's soccer semifinals. Rapinoe also scored twice for the United States, which advances to play Japan in the gold-medal match.

3. To the Rafters

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    The lights of London's Olympic Stadium frame Jenn Suhr as she attempts a clearance in the women's pole vault competition. Suhr edged out two-time reigning champion Yelena Isinbayeva and Cuba's Yarisley Silva to win gold.

2. Knee Deep

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    Always one of track and field's most photogenic events, the women's 3,000-meter steeplechase reached its conclusion on Monday. Russian Yuliya Zaripova took gold in a time of 9:06.72, more than a second ahead of her closest rival.

1. Ring Master

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    An unidentified gymnast in action during the men's gymnastics still rings final.