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London 2012

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Silver for Silva

London 2012 - Yarisley Silva of Cuba clears a height equal USA’s Jennifer Suhr but is awarded silver due to more misses during earlier attempts.
IOC/Jason Evans
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Golden cleats deliver Sanchez

London 2012 - Around his neck Felix Sanchez wears the flag of the Dominican Republic and the golden shoes that delivered him to a medal of the same color in the men’s 400m hurdles. Sanchez also won this event in 2004 and is one of four two-time 400m hurdle winners.
IOC/Jason Evans
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Flexing energy

London 2012 - The flex of the pole provides the energy to fling Jennifer Suhr up and over gold medal heights in the women’s pole vault.
IOC/Jason Evans
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Demus advances in 400m hurdles

London 2012 - Lashinda Demus of the United States wins heat two of the women’s 400m hurdles and advances to the gold medal final.
IOC/Jason Evans
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Almost over the bar

London 2012 - An attempt from Elena Isinbaeva as the Russian tries to clear a height in women’s pole vault. Isinbaeva finishes third for bronze.
IOC/John Huet
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Point those toes!

London 2012 - American pole vaulter Jennifer Suhr follows her toes up and over the high bar to win the gold medal.
IOC/Jason Evans
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