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London Olympics: Photos of the day

Last updated on: July 27, 2012 21:50 IST

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Korean archer Im Dong Hyun celebrates breaking the world record during the men's individual ranking round on Friday.

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Twenty-six-year-old Im, who is legally blind, also took part in the team shoot which also broke the world record, scoring 2,087 points in the 216 arrows alongside Kim Bub-min and Oh Jin-hyek.


Photographs: Paul Gilham / Getty Images

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South Korea's Ki Bo-bae takes aim during the women's individual 70m ranking round at the Lords on Friday.

Bo-bae finished the competition at the top with 671 points.

However, there wasn't much positive news for India as World No. 1 Deepika Kumari got off to a bad start, finishing eighth in the event. Deepika tallied 662 points.


Photographs: Suhaib Salem / Reuters

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Japan's Yuki Otsu celebrates after scoring the winner against Spain during their men's Group D football match at the Olympic Games in Hampden Park, Glasgow, Scotland on Friday.

Spain finished with 10 men after midfielder Inigo Martinez was sent off just before halftime having found no answer to Yuki Otsu's 34th minute goal.


Photographs: David Moir / Reuters

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US First Lady Michelle Obama and British footballer David Beckham share a light moment during an event for US military children and British and US students at the US embassy in London on Friday.


 


Photographs: Olivia Harris / Reuters

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Michelle Obama also played tennis and football with the kids before visiting the US Olympic team to give them a pep talk.


Photographs: Olivia Harris / Reuters

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Olympic torch bearer Amber Charles holds the Olympic flame on a floating pontoon in front of Tower Bridge on Friday.


Photographs: Paul Hackett / Reuters

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Egypt's Fatma Rashed (left) and Sara Mohamed Baraka row during a training session  at Eton Dorney, London, on Friday.



Photographs: Philip Brown / Reuters

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American swimmer Jessica Hardy kisses her boyfriend Dominik Meichtry of Switzerland during a training session at the Aquatics Centre on Friday.

Photographs: Toby Melville / Reuters

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Sailor Bryony Shaw of Great Britain in action during a training session at the Weymouth & Portland Venue on Friday.


Photographs: Clive Mason / Getty Images

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US star basketball player Kobe Bryant addresses the media during a press brief on Friday.


Photographs: Jeff Gross / Getty Images

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