Day 10 of these games was that of the day after. The day after the amazing Usain Bolt. The world of sport always needs to come down after a high like that and it did. The buzz was a little bit less than other days in my opinion, but there was still a brilliant story of the day and it comes thanks to the Dominican Republic’s Felix Sanchez. He won the 400m hurdles. In exactly the same time he won the same event at the Athens Olympics 8 years ago. [38 photos total]

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Estonia's Aleksander Tammert competes in the men's discus qualification at London 2012 Olympic Games (PAWEL KOPCZYNSKI/REUTERS) #
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Australia's Sally Pearson consoles Jamaica's Brigitte Foster-Hylton after she failed to advance from her round 1 women's 100m hurdles heat during the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium (DAVID GRAY/REUTERS) #
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Belarus' Karneyeu stays in the ring after his defeat to Azerbaijan's Mammadov in his Men's Heavy (91kg) Quarterfinal boxing match during the London 2012 Olympic Games (MURAD SEZER/REUTERS) #
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Atheletes compete in the men's kayak single (K1) 1000m heat at the Eton Dorney during the London 2012 Olympic Games (JIM YOUNG/REUTERS) #
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Australia's Sally Pearson competes in her women's 100m hurdles round 1 heat and finishes first during the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium (MARK BLINCH/REUTERS) #
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Michelle Carter of the U.S. holds her shot as she prepares to compete in women's shot put qualification at London 2012 Olympic Games (PHIL NOBLE/REUTERS) #
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Lithuania's Renaldas Seibutis celebrates a basket against Tunisia during their men's preliminary round Group A basketball match at the Basketball Arena during the London 2012 Olympic Games (SERGIO PEREZ/REUTERS) #
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Iran's Leyla Rajabi competes in women's shot put qualification at London 2012 Olympic Games (PHIL NOBLE/REUTERS) #
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Ethiopia's Genzebe Dibaba is assisted off the track after finishing her her women's 1500m heat during the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium (LUCY NICHOLSON/REUTERS) #
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Crowds gather to watch athletics during the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium (PAUL HACKETT/REUTERS) #
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Brazil's Arthur Nabarrete Zanetti competes in the men's gymnastics rings final in the North Greenwich Arena during the London 2012 Olympic Games (MIKE BLAKE/REUTERS) #
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Brazil's Adriana Araujo adjusts her headgear before the quarterfinal Women's Light (60kg) boxing match against Morocco's Mahjouba Oubtil at the London Olympic Games (MURAD SEZER/REUTERS) #
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Aliya Mustafina of Russia competes in the women's gymnastics asymmetric bars final in the North Greenwich Arena during the London 2012 Olympic Games (MIKE BLAKE/REUTERS) #
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Russia's Natalia Ishchenko and Svetlana Romashina perform in the synchronised swimming duets free routine qualification round during the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre (TIM WIMBORNE/REUTERS) #
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AuAustralia's Tom Slingsby is tackled by his compatriot Brendan Casey after winning the gold medal in the men's Laser sailing class at the London 2012 Olympic Games (PASCAL LAUENER/REUTERS) #
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China's Chen Yibing kisses the apparatus after competing in the men's gymnastics rings final in the North Greenwich Arena during the London 2012 Olympic Games (MIKE BLAKE/REUTERS) #
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Croatia's Giovanni Cernogoraz holds up his weapon and a box of cartridges after winning the men's trap shooting final at the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Royal Artillery Barracks (SUZANNE PLUNKETT/REUTERS) #
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Mexico's Isabel Delgado Plancarte and Nuria Diosdado Garcia spilt water during their performace in the synchronised swimming duets free routine qualification round during the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre (MICHAEL DALDER/REUTERS) #
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South Korea's players celebrate winning during their women's group A hockey match against Belgium at Riverbank Arena at the London 2012 Olympic Games (SERGIO MORAES/REUTERS) #
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China's Jiang Sheng fights with Bulgaria's Ivo Serafimov Angelov on the repechage round 1 on the Men's 60Kg Greco-Roman wrestling at the ExCel venue during the London 2012 Olympic Games (KIM KYUNG-HOON/REUTERS) #
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Tajikistan's Mavzuna Chorieva curtsies after winning her quarterfinal Women's Light (60kg) boxing match against China's Dong Cheng at the London Olympic Games (MURAD SEZER/REUTERS) #
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Mexico's Alberto Michan rides Rosalia La Silla during the equestrian individual jumping third qualifier in Greenwich Park at the London 2012 Olympic Games (MIKE HUTCHINGS/REUTERS) #
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Britain's Jason Kenny competes with France's Gregory Bauge during the track cycling men's sprint gold finals at the Velodrome during the London 2012 Olympic Games (STEFANO RELLANDINI/REUTERS) #
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Russia's Natalya Antyukh competes to take first place ahead of Jamaica's Nickiesha Wilson and T'erea Brown of the U.S. in their women's 400m hurdles semi-final at the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium (LUCY NICHOLSON/REUTERS) #
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South Korea's Whaseung Kim competes in the men's 105kg Group A weightlifting snatch competition during the London 2012 Olympic Games (GRIGORY DUKOR/REUTERS) #
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Jamaica's Usain Bolt kisses his gold medal during the men's 100m victory ceremony during the London 2012 Olympic Games (EDDIE KEOGH/REUTERS) #
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Poland's Anna Rogowska competes in women's pole vault final at London 2012 Olympic Games (STEFAN WERMUTH/REUTERS) #
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Ivory Coast's Murielle Ahoure wipes her eyes after finishing first in the women's 200m round 1 heat at the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium (DYLAN MARTINEZ/REUTERS) #
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Allyson Felix of the U.S. runs down the track during her women's 200m round 1 heat at the London 2012 Olympic Games (EDDIE KEOGH/REUTERS) #
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Mexico's Yahel Castillo Huerta performs a dive during the men's 3m springboard preliminary round at the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre (JORGE SILVA/REUTERS) #
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Dominican Republic's Felix Sanchez reacts after he won the men's 400m hurdles final at the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium (LUCY NICHOLSON/REUTERS) #
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Russia's Yulia Zaripova reacts as she wins the women's 3000m steeplechase final at the London 2012 Olympic Games (LUCY NICHOLSON/REUTERS) #
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Cuba's Mijain Lopez Nunez bites his gold medal at the podium of the Men's 120Kg Greco-Roman wrestling at the ExCel venue during the London 2012 Olympic Games (ADREES LATIF/REUTERS) #
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Russia's Yelena Isinbayeva fails to clear bar in women's pole vault final at London 2012 Olympic Games (PHIL NOBLE/REUTERS) #
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Grenada's Kirani James celebrates after winning the men's 400m final at the London 2012 Olympic Games (LUCY NICHOLSON/REUTERS) #
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James of the U.S. lets out a scream before the start of his game against Argentina at their men's preliminary round Group A basketball match at the Basketball Arena during the London 2012 Olympic Games (SERGIO PEREZ/REUTERS) #
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Britain's Holly Bleasdale reacts during the women's pole vault final at the London 2012 Olympic Games (MARK BLINCH/REUTERS) #
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Alex Morgan of the U.S. celebrates with her coach Pia Sundhage after defeating Canada in their women's semi-final soccer match during the London 2012 Olympic Games (DAVID MOIR/REUTERS) #

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