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Jumping for gold at London's Olympic Stadium

A photographic look at Tuesday's men's high jump final

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Canada's Derek Drouin reacts during the men's high jump final during the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium August 7, 2012. Drouin was joint third with Qatar's Mutaz Essa Barshim

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Canada's Derek Drouin competes in the men's high jump final during the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium August 7, 2012.

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Canada's Derek Drouin reacts during the men's high jump final during the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium August 7, 2012. Drouin was joint third with Qatar's Mutaz Essa Barshim and Britain's Robert Grabarz.

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The socks of Jesse Williams of the U.S. are seen as he prepares for the men's high jump final during the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium August 7, 2012.

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Jesse Williams of the U.S. reacts during the men's high jump final during the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium August 7, 2012.

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Jesse Williams of the U.S. reacts during the men's high jump final during the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium August 7, 2012.

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Jamie Nieto of the U.S. reacts as he competes in the men's high jump final during the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium August 7, 2012.

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Canada's Michael Mason competes in the men's high jump final during the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium August 7, 2012.

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Canada's Michael Mason reacts during the men's high jump final during the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium August 7, 2012.

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Erik Kynard of the U.S. reacts as he competes in the men's high jump final during the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium August 7, 2012. Kynard placed second in the event.

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Russia's Ivan Ukhov reacts after winning the men's high jump final during the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium August 7, 2012.

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Russia's Ivan Ukhov holds his national flag with his coach (L) after winning the men's high jump final during the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium August 7, 2012.

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Britain's Robert Grabarz holds his national flag after placing third in the men's high jump final during the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium August 7, 2012. Grabarz was joint third with Qatar's Mutaz Essa Barshim and Canada's Derek Drouin.

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Gold medallist Russia's Ivan Ukhov (L), silver medallist Erik Kynard of the U.S. (R) and bronze medallists Canada's Derek Drouin (C) and Qatar's Mutaz Essa Barshim (back) hold their national flags after the men's high jump final during the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium August 7, 2012.

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