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IMAGE: Lalit Upadhyay of Team India collides with Shota Yamada of Team Japan.
Photograph: Corinna Kern/Reuters
IMAGE: Laura De Witte, Hanneke Oosterwegel, Ramsey Angela and Nout Wardenburg of Team Netherlands.
Photograph: Christian Petersen/Getty Images
IMAGE: Phoebe Bacon of Team United States competes in the Women's 200m Backstroke Final.
Photograph: Tom Pennington/Getty Images
IMAGE: Marilia Quizelete of Team Angola shoots at goal whilst Ayaka Ikehara of Team Japan defends during the Women's Preliminary Round handball match.
Photograph: Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images
IMAGE: Harry Coppell of Team Great Britain competes in the Men's Pole Vault Qualification.
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IMAGE: Vincent Poirier (#17) of Team France defends against Hamed Haddadi #15 of Team Iran during the second half of a Men's Preliminary Round game.
Photograph: Bryan Snyder - Pool/Getty Images
IMAGE: Theodoros Iakovidis of Team Oman competes during the Weightlifting - Men's 96kg -- event.
Photograph: Chris Graythen/Getty Images
IMAGE: Richard Campbell of Team Australia in action during the Men's Preliminary Round match against Team Spain.
Photograph: Leon Neal/Getty Images
IMAGE: Shooters compete in the Trap Mixed Team Qualification event.
Photograph: Kevin C Cox/Getty Images
IMAGE: Sebastian Elizalde (#5) of Team Mexico slides into third base in the fourth inning against Team Japan during the baseball opening round game.
Photograph: Yuichi Masuda/Getty Images
IMAGE: Shoichiro Mukai of Team Japan scores a point against Eduard Trippel of Team Germany in the Mixed Team Judo Quarterfinal.
Photograph: Annegret Hilse/Reuters
IMAGE: Rim Nakamura of Team Japan performs a blackflip during the Men's BMX Freestyle seeding event.
Photograph: Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images
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