Olympics 2012: 10 Coolest Photos from 10th Day of Summer Games
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'
Have you ever looked at a Velodrome, man? I mean really looked at a Velodrome.
9. Eye on the Prize
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!
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
An unidentified gymnast in action during the men's gymnastics still rings final.
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