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Nothing sums up the Olympics better than this selection of images of winners and losers. Four years of training have gone into these emotions…
…including those of Italy's Diego Occhiuzzi (right, picture 1), celebrating his win over Romania's Rares Dumitrescu in their men's sabre individual semi final.
Yuki Otsu (picture 2) was in similar mood after scoring against Spain in Japan's first round game at Hampden Park, as was Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (picture 3) after beating Brazil's Thomaz Bellucci at Wimbledon.