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USA's Gabrielle Douglas celebrates the gold medal with teammates after winning the gold medal for Women's Team Final at the 2012 London Olympics.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

Gabrielle Douglas flies during her routine on the uneven bars.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

Jordyn Wieber of the U.S. competes on the floor in the women's team final.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

Alexandra Raisman of the U.S. shows intense concentration on the beam in the women's team final.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

Members of the U.S. women's gymnastics team, from left, Jordan Wieber, Gabrielle Douglas, McKayla Maroney, Alexandra Raisman and Kyla Ross celebrate their gold medal in the team final.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

U.S. swimmer Michael Phelps on his way to earning a silver medal in the men's 200-meter butterfly.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times

Michael Phelps holds his 18th Olympic medal, a gold he earned with teammates in the men's 4x200 freestyle relay.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times

Russia's Ksenia Afanasyeva falls during a landing on her floor exercise in the women's team final in gymnastics.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

Vincent Hancock of the U.S. competes in the men's qualification for skeet shooting at the Royal Artillery Barracks.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Marwan Naamani / AFP/Getty Images

The hooves of Opgun Louvo, ridden by Sandra Auffarth of Germany, clear a jump during the equestrian eventing individual show jumping. Auffarth won the bronze medal in the event.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: David Goldman / Associated Press

Team USA guard Russell Westbrook climbs over the back and fouls Tunisia guard Marouan Laghnej during the first half in a men's Group A preliminary game.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times

Team USA guard Russell Westbrook leaps past Tunisia defenders for a first-half basket.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times

Antanas Kavaliauskas of Lithuania goes to the basket against Nigeria in the first half of their game at the London 2012 Olympics.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: LARRY W. SMITH / EPA

North Korea's Choe Yong Sim, left, fights for the ball against United States' Abby Wambach during their group G women's soccer match at the London 2012 Summer Olympics on Tuesday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jon Super / Associated Press

Gabrielle Douglas celebrates with U.S. teammates after winning the women's team final at the 2012 London Olympics.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

Travis Stevens of the U.S. celebrates after defeating No. 1 seed Leandro Guilheiro of Brazil to advance to the semifinals in the 81-kilogram judo competition.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

Divers gather at the 3-meter springboard to practice at the London 2012 Olympics Aquatics Center.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times

Canadians Roseline Filion and Meaghan Benfeito splash into the water as they complete their fourth jump on the way to a bronze medal in women's 10-meter synchronized diving.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times

Russian gymnasts and team officials react as teammate Kseniia Afanasyeva falls while performing during the Artistic Gymnastics women's team final at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Matt Dunham / Associated Press

North Korea's Kum Sok Kim competes in the men's 69-kilogram group A weightlifting event at The Excel Centre in London.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: YURI CORTEZ / AFP

Chad le Clos of South Africa celebrates after winning the gold in the men's 200-meter butterfly final.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Clive Rose / Getty Images

Multiple-exposure photo of gymnast Kyla Ross performing on the balance beam.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Julie Jacobson / Associated Press

A red, white and blue-man group cheers on U.S. swimmers.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Clive Rose / Getty Images

British fans roar as countrywoman Nicola Wilson finishes her ride on Opposition Buzz in the show jumping phase of the equestrian eventing competition at the Greenwich Park stadium.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Charlie Riedel / Associated Press

A horse and rider splash through a water jump in the equestrian eventing competition.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JIM HOLLANDER / EPA

Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, left, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry enjoy the show jumping phase of the eventing equestrian competition in which their cousin, Zara Phillips, helped Britain win a silver medal.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Pascal Le Segretain / Getty Images

Laker Pau Gasol, playing in the Olympics for his native Spain, scores a layup against Aron Baynes of Australia. Spain won the preliminary round game, 82-70.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Pool / Getty Images

Slovenia's Urska Zolnir, white, competes with Israel's Alice Schlesinger during their women's 63-kilogram judo quarterfinal match.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JOHANNES EISELE / AFP / Getty Images

Enthusiastic Japanese fans pose before the women's soccer match between Japan and South Africa at Millennium Stadium. The match ended in a 0-0 tie.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: GLYN KIRK / AFP / Getty Images

Italian skeet shooter Ennio Falco ejects spent shells from his gun in the men's qualification round.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MARWAN NAAMANI / AFP / Getty Images

Laura Ludwig of Germany tosses a handful of sand into the air between points of a women's beach volleyball match against Brazil.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Petr David Josek / Associated Press

Elsa Baquerizo of Spain celebrates with fans over a victory over Argentina in pool play in women's beach volleyball.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Petr David Josek / Associated Press

Miles Chamley-Watson of the United States in action against Alaaeldin Abouelkassem of Egypt in men's individual foil fencing. Chamley-Watson lost the first-round match, 15-10.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Dmitry Lovetsky / Associated Press

Venus Williams of the United States serves against Aleksandra Wozniak of Canada in women's tennis competition at Wimbledon. Williams rolled into the third round, 6-1, 6-3.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Elise Amendola / Associated Press

Andy Murray of Britain celebrates his win over Jarkko Nieminen of Finland, 6-2, 6-4, in men's second round tennis comeptition.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ANDY RAIN / EPA

Norbert Madaras of Hungary takes a slap to the head from Nikola Janovic of Montenegro during a preliminary round match of the men's water polo competition.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: KERIM OKTEN / EPA

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Highlights from Day 4 of the 2012 London Olympics.

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