Tonight is the night. The London Olympics will see itself opened by the Opening Ceremony. There will be surprises, there will be ooohs and aaahs and there will be big cheers for the thousands of athletes who will enter the Olympic Stadium. These athletes have been training and living towards this moment for years. So too Canadian wrestler Tonya Verbeek. We wish her and all the other athletes the best of luck during London 2012. [13 photos total]

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Olympic wrestler Verbeek of Canada stretches following her training in St. Catherines. Mark Blinch/Reuters #
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Olympic wrestler Verbeek of Canada performs an abdominal workout with her trainer in Niagra Falls. Mark Blinch/Reuters #
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Olympic wrestler Verbeek of Canada lifts weights during her training in Niagra Falls. Mark Blinch/Reuters #
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Olympic wrestler Verbeek of Canada wrestles with a partner as she trains in St. Catherines. Mark Blinch/Reuters #
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Olympic wrestler Verbeek of Canada wrestles with a partner as she trains in St. Catherines. Mark Blinch/Reuters #
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Olympic wrestler Verbeek of Canada wrestles with a partner as she trains in St. Catherines. Mark Blinch/Reuters #
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Olympic wrestler Verbeek of Canada wrestles with a partner as she trains in St. Catherines. Mark Blinch/Reuters #
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Olympic wrestler Verbeek of Canada wrestles with a partner as she trains in St. Catherines. Mark Blinch/Reuters #
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Olympic wrestler Verbeek of Canada wrestles with a partner as she trains in St. Catherines. Mark Blinch/Reuters #
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Olympic wrestler Verbeek of Canada stretches following her training in St. Catherines. Mark Blinch/Reuters #
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Olympic wrestler Verbeek of Canada poses for a portrait in St. Catherines. Mark Blinch/Reuters #
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Olympic wrestler Verbeek of Canada poses for a portrait in St. Catherines. Mark Blinch/Reuters #
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Olympic wrestler Verbeek of Canada poses for a portrait in St. Catherines. Mark Blinch/Reuters #

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