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August 3, 2012

London 2012 Olympics: One week in

The London 2012 Summer Olympics enter their second week. Eight thousand two hundred and fifty seven images flowed into our system today from Reuters, AFP, Getty and The Associated Press (and it's only mid-afternoon), yet they represent only a fraction of the visual coverage available of the summer games. Enjoy these select 56 new photographs. -- Paula Nelson (56 photos total)

Sophie van Gestel of The Netherlands digs out a ball during a beach volleyball match against Brazil, Aug. 3, 2012. (Dave Martin/Associated Press)

Great Britain's Katherine Grainger and Anna Watkins display the gold medals they won in the women's rowing double sculls in Eton Dorney, near Windsor, England, Aug. 3, 2012. (Emilio Morenatti/Associated Press) #

Japan's Masaki Ito performs during the men's trampoline qualification at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Aug. 3, 2012, in London. (Gregory Bull/Associated Press) #

Peter Jensen of Denmark competes in men's gymnastics trampoline qualification in the North Greenwich Arena, Aug. 3, 2012. (Mike Blake/Reuters) #

Japan's Mika Sugimoto and Great Britain's Karina Bryant compete during the women's over 78-kg judo competition, Aug. 3, 2012, in London. (Paul Sancya/Associated Press) #

France's Jerome Bortoluzzi competes during Group B of the men's hammer throw qualifications, Aug. 3, 2012. (Kai Pfaffenbach/Reuters) #

Athletes compete in the men's 3000m steeplechase round 1 heat at the Olympic Stadium, Aug. 3, 2012. (Kai Pfaffenbach/Reuters) #

Runners pass the Olympic flame on the first day of competition in the Olympic Stadium, Aug. 3, 2012. (Daniel Ochoa De Olza/Associated Press) #

Kyle Alcorn of the United States, Youcef Abdi of Australia, Artem Kosinov of Kazakhstan and Vincent Zouaoui-Dandrieux of France rest after competing in the Men's 3000m Steeplechase Heats on Day 7 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium, Aug. 3, 2012. (Streeter Lecka/Getty Images) #

The tattooed and taped legs of Canada's James Steacy during the Group A men's hammer throw qualification, Aug. 3, 2012. (Kai Pfaffenbach/Reuters) #

Malaysia's Lee Chong Wei kisses the court after defeating China's Chen Long in a men's singles badminton semifinal match, Aug. 3, 2012. (Andres Leighton/Associated Press) #

Egypt's Hesham Abdelaal prays following his loss to Uzbekistan's Jasurbek Latipov in their Men's Fly (52kg) Round of 16 boxing match, Aug. 3, 2012. (Murad Sezer/Reuters) #

British fans react after Richard Davison of Great Britain competes with his horse Artemis during the equestrian dressage competition, Aug. 3, 2012. (Markus Schreiber/Associated Press) #

Russia's players celebrate after defeating Japan during their women's Group A volleyball match at Earls Court, Aug. 3, 2012. (Ivan Alvarado/Reuters) #

Cuba's Idalys Ortiz celebrates after winning her women's +78kg semifinal judo match against China's Tong Wen, Aug. 3, 2012. (Darren Staples/Reuters) #

Great Britain's Alan Campbell cries as he poses on the podium with his bronze medal won for the men's single sculls final A of the rowing event, at Eton Dorney Rowing Centre in Eton, west of London, Aug. 3, 2012. (Damien Meyer/AFP/GettyImages) #

Britain's Lee Mcconnell reacts after competing in the women's 400m heats at the athletics event, Aug. 3, 2012. (Olivier Morin/AFP/GettyImages) #

Britain's Alexander Smith competes in the men's hammer throw qualifying rounds, Aug. 3, 2012. (Franck Fife/AFP/GettyImages) #

US' Sanya Richards-Ross competes in the women's 400m heats, Aug. 3, 2012. (Gabriel Bouys/AFP/GettyImages) #

Australian center Suzy Batkovic vies with Russian centre Irina Osipova during the women's preliminary round group A basketball match, Russia vs. Australia, Aug. 3, 2012 at the basketball arena in London. (Timothy A. Clary/AFP/GettyImages) #

Katarina Johnson-Thompson of Great Britain looks on during the Women's Heptathlon High Jump on Day 7, Aug. 3, 2012. (Michael Steele/Getty Images) #

Czech Republic's Andrea Hlavackova and Lucie Hradecka celebrate after defeating Liezel Huber and Lisa Raymond of the U.S. in their women's doubles semi-final match at the All England Lawn Tennis Club, Aug. 3, 2012. (Adrees Latif/Reuters) #

US Deedee Trotter reacts during the women's 400m heats competition of the athletics event, Aug. 3, 2012 . (Eric Feferberg/AFP/GettyImages) #

Athletes compete in the men's 400m hurdles heats, Aug. 3, 2012. (Franck Fife/AFP/GettyImages) #

Great Britain's Anna Watkins displays the gold medal she won in the women's rowing double sculls in Eton Dorney, near Windsor, England, Aug. 3, 2012. (Chris Carlson/Associated Press) #

Brazil's Jaqueline Ferreira reacts after her successful lift on the women's 75Kg group B weightlifting competition at the ExCel venue, Aug. 3, 2012. (Dominic Ebenbichler/Reuters) #

Swimmers take the start of the men's 4 x 100-meter relay heats during the swimming event, Aug. 3, 2012. (Martin Bureau/Associated Press/Pool) #

Gold medallist Mahe Drysdale of New Zealand applauds as bronze medallist Alan Campbell of Britain reacts during a ceremony after the Men's Single Sculls Final event at Eton Dorney, Aug. 3, 2012. (Darren Whiteside/Reuters) #

Austria's Ivona Dadic reacts after clearing the bar in the women's heptathlon high jump Group A event in the Olympic Stadium, Aug. 3, 2012. (Phil Noble/Reuters) #

France's Corine Franco celebrates defeating Sweden with teammate Camille Catala in their women's quarterfinal football match at Hampden Park in Glasgow, Aug. 3, 2012. (David Moir/Reuters) #

Athletes express themselves during competition, top row: tennis player John Isner from U.S., weightlifter Natasha Perdue of Great Britain, weightlifter Meline Daluzyan of Armenia. Middle row: hurdler David Greene of Great Britain, double trap shooter Peter Robert Russell Wilson of Great Britain, swimmer Michael Phelps of U.S. Bottom row: shot putter Pavel Lyzhyn of Belarus, weightlifter Junior Sanchez Rivero of Venezuela, weightlifter Deni Deni of Indonesia. (Reuters/Staff) #

Russia's Aliya Mustafina warms up before competing in the balance beam during the women's individual all-around gymnastics final in the North Greenwich Arena, Aug. 2, 2012. (Mike Blake/Reuters) #

Poland's Grzegorz Fijalek dives for the ball during the men's Beach Volleyball round of 16 match against Sascha Heyer and Seba Chevallier from Switzerland on the Centre Court Stadium in Horse Guards Parade, Aug.3, 2012. Poland won 2-0. (Daniel Garcia/AFP/GettyImages) #

New Zealand's Shea McAleese reacts during their men's Group B hockey match against Netherlands at the Riverbank Arena, Aug. 3, 2012. (Suzanne Plunkett/Reuters) #

Britain's Katarina Johnson-Thompson competes in the women's heptathlon high jump, Aug. 3, 2012 in London. (Adrian Dennis/AFP/GettyImages) #

France's pivot Nina Kamto Njitam jumps to shoot as she vies with South Korea's rightback Ryu Eun Hee during the women's preliminary Group B handball match South Korea vs France, Aug. 3, 2012 at the Copper Box hall. (Javier Soriano/AFP/GettyImages) #

Oman's Shinoona Salah al-Habsi and Yemen's Fatima Sulaiman Dahman walk off the track with Andora's Cristina Llovera after their women's 100m preliminary in the Olympic Stadium, Aug. 3, 2012. (David Gray/Reuters) #

Serbia's Asmir Kolasinac puts chalks on his shot put during the men's shot put Group B qualification in the Olympic Stadium Aug. 3, 2012. (Phil Noble/Reuters) #

Natallia Dobrynska of Ukraine, leads the field as she competes in her women's heptathlon 100m hurdles heat, Aug. 3, 2012. (Eddie Keogh/Reuters) #

Jihye Lim of Korea competes in the Womens 75kg Weightlifting on Day 7 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at ExCeL on Aug. 3, 2012. (Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images) #

Germany's Jonathan Erdmann digs the ball against Czech Republic's Premysl Kubala and Petr Benes during their men's lucky loser beach volleyball match at Horse Guards Parade, Aug. 2, 2012. (Dominic Ebenbichler/Reuters) #

Somalia's Zamzam Mohamed Farah competes in the women's 400m heats, Aug. 3, 2012 in London. (Olivier Morin/AFP/GettyImages) #

New Zealand's Sarah Cowley makes an attempt in the High Jump of the women's Heptathlon, Aug. 3, 2012. (Matt Dunham/Associated Press) #

Ariel Hsing of the US serves to Japan's Ai Fukuhara during their women's team table tennis match, Aug. 3, 2012, during The London 2012 Olympic Games. (Saeed Khan/AFP/GettyImages) #

Jessica Ennis of Great Britain competes in the Women's Heptathlon High Jump, Aug. 3, 2012. (Michael Steele/Getty Images) #

Ai Otomo spikes the ball as Nataliya Goncharova #8 of Russia defends during Women's Volleyball, Aug. 3, 2012 in London, England. (Elsa/Getty Images) #

Britain's Jessica Ennis as she competes during her women's heptathlon high jump Group A event, Aug. 3, 2012. (Kai Pfaffenbach/Reuters) #

Eric Murray and Hamish Bond of New Zealand celebrate after winning the men's pair final event, Aug. 3, 2012. (Darren Whiteside/AFP/GettyImages) #

Swimmers compete in the men's 1500m freestyle heats, Aug. 3, 2012 in London. (Fabrice Coffrini/AFP/GettyImages) #

Nikita Fedorenko of Russia competes in the men's gymnastics trampoline qualification in the North Greenwich Arena, Aug. 3, 2012. (Mike Blake/Reuters) #

Chen Xu and Jin Ma of China compete in the Mixed Doubles Badminton Gold Medal match against compatriots Nan Zhang and Yunlei Zhao of China at Wembley Arena, Aug. 3, 2012. (Chris McGrath/Getty Images) #

Cameroon's Madias Dodo Nzesso Ngake gestures after competing during the women's 75kg group B weightlifting event, Aug. 3, 2012. (Yuri Cortez/AFP/GettyImages)Lidia Valentin Perez of Spain competes in the Women's 75kg Weightlifting final, Aug. 3, 2012. (Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images) #

Lidia Valentin Perez of Spain competes in the Women's 75kg Weightlifting final, Aug. 3, 2012. (Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images) #

Viachaslau Modzel of Belarus competes on the Men's Trampoline during Day 7 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at North Greenwich Arena, Aug. 3, 2012. (Cameron Spencer/Getty Images) #

Jocelyn Castillo Suarez of Venezuela competes in the Women's 3m Springboard Diving Preliminary Round at the Aquatics Centre, Aug. 3, 2012. (Clive Rose/Getty Images) #

Russia's Pavel Bykov reacts after losing the men's sabre team semifinal fencing competition against Romania, Aug. 3, 2012. (Damir Sagolj/Reuters) #


 
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