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2012 in Pictures: The Olympics

Friday July 27th

A cricket match takes place during the London Olympic Games 2012 Opening Ceremony. Credit: PA
Fireworks mark the opening of the London 2012 Olympic Games. Credit: PA
A giant hospital bed is seen during the London Olympic Games 2012 Opening Ceremony Credit: PA
The Red Arrows fly past during the London Olympic Games 2012 Opening Ceremony. Credit: Owen Humphreys/PA

Wednesday August 1st

London Mayor Boris Johnson was left hanging when he got stuck halfway down a zipwire at an event in Victoria Park.

London Mayor Boris Johnson as he is left hanging in mid-air after he got stuck on a zipwire. Credit: Ben Kendall/PA Wire
Bradley Wiggins poses on a golden throne after winning the cycling time trial. Credit: PA

Thursday August 2nd

Thurs 2 Aug: Prince Harry (right) and the Duke and Duchess of Cornwall cheer on Great Britain in the Men's Team Sprint at the velodrome. Credit: PA
Peter Wilson has an emotional embrace with his dad after winning the Double Trap shooting Gold. Credit: PA
Aug 2: Great Britain's Tim Baillie (left) and Etienne Stott (2nd right) celebrate a gold medal in the Men's Canoe Double. Credit: PA
Aug 2: USA's Michael Phelps on his way to winning the Men's 200m Individual Medley Final. Credit: PA
Judo star Gemma Gibbons is overcome with emotion after winning her semi-final. Credit: PA
A combination picture shows close-ups of divers' faces. Credit: Reuters

Friday August 3rd

Victoria Pendleton celebrates after winning Gold in the Women's Keirin. Credit: PA

Perhaps a good omen for what was to follow, the moon rose behind Tower Bridge's Olympic Rings to treat the capital to a breathtaking set of images.

A full moon tinged dusky gold rose through Tower Bridge's Olympic banner. Credit: Reuters

Super Saturday

Saturday August 4th will be remembered as one of the greatest days in the history of British sport thanks to 12 athletes who won a total of six Gold medals in just one unforgettable day.

Mo Farah celebrates winning the Men's 10,000m final.
Jessica Ennis celebrates winning gold in the Women's Heptathlon after storming home in the 800m. Credit: PA
Greg Rutherford celebrates after winning the Men's Long Jump. Credit: PA
Dani King, Laura Trott and Joanna Rowsell celebrate with their gold medals after winning the Women's Team Pursuit Final. Credit: PA
Sophie Hosking (left) and Katherine Copeland couldn't quite believe they'd won gold in the lightweight women's double sculls. Credit: PA
GB's Men's Four of (left to right) Andrew Triggs Hodge, Tom James, Pete Reed and Alex Gregory celebrate winning Gold. Credit: PA

Sunday August 5th

ndy Murray celebrates beating Switzerland's Roger Federer in the Men's tennis final. Credit: PA
Aug 5th: Usain Bolt beats Yohan Blake to Gold in 100m final. Credit: PA

Tuesday August 7th

An exhausted Alistair Brownlee wins the Triathlon at Hyde Park. His brother Jonny finished third. Credit: PA
Sir Chris Hoy struggles to hold back the tears as he is presented with his sixth Olympic Gold medal. Credit: PA

Thursday August 9th

Nicola Adams wins against China's Canacan Ren to win Gold in the Women's flyweight boxing. Credit: PA

Saturday August 11th

Mo Farah provides another inconic moment as he wins the Men's 5000m final. Credit: PA
Jamaica's Usain Bolt, Yohan Blake, Nesta Carter and Michael Frater set a new World Record in the Men's 4 x 100m. Credit: PA