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Wednesday Summer Olympic photos (Aug. 8)

World athletes compete in a variety of events at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012, in London, England.


Ng Han Guan - Associated Press

China’s Wu Jingyu reacts during her fight with Croatia’s Lucija Zaninovic (in red) in women’s 49-kg taekwondo competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012, in London.


Jeff Roberson - Associated Press

Members of team Italy celebrate during a men’s quarterfinal volleyball match against the United States at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012, in London. Italy won in three sets.


David Goldman - Associated Press

In this photo made with a slow shutter speed, Gerco Schroder, of the Netherlands, prepares to jump a fence with his horse London, during the equestrian individual show jumping competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012, in London. Schroder won the silver medal after a jump-off.


Sergei Grits - Associated Press

Wang Hao, right, and Zhang Jike of China celebrating after they beat South Korea to win the gold medal in the men’s team table tennis gold medal match at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012, in London.


Christophe Ena - Associated Press

Moana Moo Caille, of France competes during the BMX cycling seeding run at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012, in London.


Matt Dunham - Associated Press

Russia’s Natalya Antyukh, right, crosses the line to win the gold in the women’s 400-meter hurdles final ahead of United States’ Lashinda Demus, center, during the athletics in the Olympic Stadium at the 2012 Summer Olympics, London, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012.


Charles Krupa - Associated Press

USA’s Tyson Chandler slams a dunk against Australia’s David Andersen during a men’s quarterfinals basketball game at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012, in London.


Matt Slocum - Associated Press

United States’ Allyson Felix, center, goes for the finish line to win gold ahead of Jamaica’s Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, right, in the women’s 200-meter final during the athletics in the Olympic Stadium at the 2012 Summer Olympics, London, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012.


Dave Martin - Associated Press

Miss May Treanor, left, and Kerri Walsh Jennings celebrate a win over April Ross and Jennifer Kessy during the women’s Gold Medal beach volleyball match between two United States teams at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012, in London.


Matt Dunham - Associated Press

United States’ Brittney Reese competes in the women’s long jump final to win gold during the athletics in the Olympic Stadium at the 2012 Summer Olympics, London, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012.


Anja Niedringhaus - Associated Press

United States’ Trey Hardee rests after his 400-meters in the decathlon during the athletics in the Olympic Stadium at the 2012 Summer Olympics, London, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012.

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