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Photograph by Heinz Kluetmeier

A CALL TO ARMS AND LEGS The U.S.'s Tyson Gay (center) shot out of the blocks last Saturday during a first-round heat of the men's 100 meters. Gay, as expected, qualified for the final, but he finished fourth, .01 of a second behind countryman Justin Gatlin and .17 of a second behind gold medalist Usain Bolt (page 46).

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David Bergman

SI.COM GIGAPAN SI photographer David Bergman shot a GigaPan of Sunday's men's 100-meter competition. To launch the GigaPan, download SI's Olympic Daily app on your iPad, or go to SI.COM, then pinch and zoom for greater detail.

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Photograph by Peter Read Miller

FOILED AGAIN ... AND AGAIN ... AND AGAIN ... An in-camera multiple-exposure treatment captured this parry between Enzo Lefort (left) of France and Great Britain's Richard Kruse during Sunday's men's team foil semifinals. The hosts won 45--29 before losing to Russia 45--35 in the final.

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Photograph by Al Tielemans

THE GLIDE OF HER LIFE Eighteen-year-old Reed Kessler, the youngest U.S. equestrian Olympic qualifier in history, passed her first London test with flying colors. Her nearly flawless ride atop Cylana in last Saturday's individual jumping competition advanced her to the second round, where she was eliminated on Sunday.