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Cutting through the water

London 2012 - a swimmer ploughs through the water in heats for the women's 50m freestyle at the Aquatics Centre.
IOC/Chris Furlong
Le Clos co-owns silver
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Le Clos co-owns silver

London 2012 - Chad le Clos of South Africa holds up the 100m butterfly silver medal earned earned in a dead heat with Evgeny Korotyshikin of the Russian Federation. Meanwhile, Michael Phelps of the USA makes history by being the first ever to win three consecutive golds in three Olympics in this event.
IOC/John Huet
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Bahama Mania

London 2012 - Adriana Vanderpool-Wallace, the sole swimmer among Bahama’s Olympic team, advances through her50m freestyle heats to qualify for the medal race.
IOC/John Huet
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Starter's orders

London 2012 - swimmers prepare to race in the women's 50m freestyle.
IOC/Chris Furlong
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Going out in style

London 2012 - Michael Phelps of the United States finishes his race and his individual event career with a gold medal in the 100m butterfly.
IOC/John Huet
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Bodies in motion

London 2012 - Distance swimmers leap into the water at the start of the women’s 800m freestyle event.
IOC/John Huet
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