The Olympics are a photo-journalist's dream assignment. And the list to get on the team that chronicles these events are long. But wow what an opportunity for us shooters. Below are some of the incredible captures by the peers in our industry.
US gymnast Kyla Ross performs on the balance beam as she in the rest of her team go all the way to a gold medal.
Crista Cullen from Britain celebrates a goal during a group A hockey match with South Korea.
Germany prepares to receive their gold medal for the Team Jumping equestrian event.
Ricardo Santos from Brazil warms up before his RS-X race in Southern England.
Competitors from Egypt and Korea go at it in the Men's Foil Individual Semifinals.
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It can be debated that soccer fans the world over are seriously fanatic for their teams.
Yura Mun from Korea proves to be a serious competitor in the Women's 69kg Weightlifting competition.
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Nothing says you are here to win gold like a set of pretty nails showing devotion to your country.