Here, for your weekend viewing pleasure, are 15 of the best swimming, lifting,hammer throwing, volleyball, fencing, shotputting, gymnastics, track & field, diving, horseback riding, and kayaking photos currently on the internet. We’ve culled through hundreds (fun job) and these are our favorites.
Click through the image tabs above to see the stunning photos that demonstrate the exciting thrill of victory and the stunning agony of defeat (Egyptian weightlifter with weight bar on her face!).
Enjoy the Games!