Wednesday, August 13, 2008

Olympic Pictures of the Day, Aug. 13

....Hungarian weightlifter Janos Baranyai grimaced in pain after dislocating his right elbow while attempting to lift 148 kilograms (326 pounds).
Photo: Andres Leighton/Associated Press

....Britain's Nicholas Robinson-Baker and Benjamin Swain enter the pool during the men's synchronized three-meter springboard competition, on their way to a seventh-place finish.
Photo: Doug Mills/The New York Times

....Americans Chris Colwill and Jevon Tarantino nearly won the bronze medal in the men's synchronized three-meter springboard, but Tarantino botched his entry in the final dive, a reverse three-and-a-half somersault, and they slipped to fourth.
Photo: Doug Mills/The New York Times

....Andre Vonarburg of Switzerland during the men's single scull rowing competition at the Shunyi Olympic Rowing-Canoeing Park.
Photo: Aly Song/Reuters

....China's Chang Yongxiang (in red) and Georgia's Manuchar Kvirkelia tangle during the final bout of the men's 74 kg Greco-Roman wrestling competition, eventually won by Kvirkelia.
Photo: Oleg Popov/Reuters

....Jiang Yuyuan of China competing in the floor exercise competition during the women's artistic gymnastics team final in Beijing on Wednesday. Online records listing Chinese gymnasts and their ages, posted on official Web sites in China and given in the Chinese news media, indicate that Jiang Yuyuan and a teammate may be 14 -- two years below the age limit for gymnasts.
Photo: Chang W. Lee/The New York Times

....Jun Gao, bottom, representing the United States in women's table tennis, took on Jie Li of the Netherlands in a typically fast-paced confrontation at the Beijing Olympic Games on Wednesday.
Photo: Doug Mills/The New York Times