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Todd Rogers of the U.S. digs the ball against Czech Republic's Premysl Kubala and Petr Benes during their men's preliminary round beach volleyball match at Horse Guards Parade during the London 2012 Olympic Games August 2, 2012.

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Sophie Van Gestel of the Netherlands digs out a ball during a beach volleyball match against Germany at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Thursday, Aug. 2, 2012, in London.

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Brazil's Maria Elisa Antonelli celebrates with fans after defeating Australia's Becchara Palmer and Louise Bawden during their women's preliminary round beach volleyball match at Horse Guards Parade during the London 2012 Olympic Games August 2, 2012.

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A general view of the women's preliminary round beach volleyball match between Brazil's Maria Antonelli and Talita Rocha and Australia's Becchara Palmer and Louise Bawden at Horse Guards Parade during the London 2012 Olympic Games August 2, 2012.

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Spain's Elsa Baquerizo McMillan (R) gestures before teammate Liliana Fernandez Steiner serves during their women's preliminary round beach volleyball match against April Ross and Jennifer Kessy of the U.S. at Horse Guards Parade during the London 2012 Olympic Games August 2, 2012.

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Zara Dampney of Great Britain tries to dig out a shot during a beach volleyball match against the Russia at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Thursday, Aug. 2, 2012, in London.

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Shauna Mullin of Great Britain spikes the ball over Evgenia Ukolova of Russia during a beach volleyball match at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Thursday, Aug. 2, 2012, in London.

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Venezuela's Igor Hernandez Colina (R) watches as Jesus Villafane Marquina (C) spikes against Germany's Jonathan Erdmann during their men's preliminary round beach volleyball match at Horse Guards Parade during the London 2012 Olympic Games August 2, 2012.

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Laura Ludwig of Germany spins the ball before serving it to the Netherlands during a beach volleyball match at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Thursday, Aug. 2, 2012, in London.

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Britain's Shauna Mullin holds the ball before play against Russia's Ekaterina Khomyakova and Evgeniya Ukolova during their women's preliminary round beach volleyball match at Horse Guards Parade during the London 2012 Olympic Games August 2, 2012.

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Canadian fans wave their flags during a beach volleyball match at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Thursday, Aug. 2, 2012, in London.

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Marie-Andree Lessard and Annie Martin of Canada react during a beach volleyball match against Italy at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Thursday, Aug. 2, 2012, in London.

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Canada's Marie-Andree Lessard brushes sand off her hands during their women's preliminary round beach volleyball match against Italy's Greta Cicolari and Marta Menegatti at Horse Guards Parade during the London 2012 Olympic Games August 2, 2012.

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Italy's Greta Cicolari (R) touches hands with Canada's Marie-Andree Lessard as they change sides during their women's preliminary round beach volleyball match at Horse Guards Parade during the London 2012 Olympic Games August 2, 2012.

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Marie-Andree Lessard of Canada digs out the ball during a beach volleyball match against Italy at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Thursday, Aug. 2, 2012, in London.

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Argentina's Maria Virginia Zonta serves against the Netherlands' Marleen van Iersel and Sanne Keizer during their women's preliminary round beach volleyball match at Horse Guards Parade during the London 2012 Olympic Games August 2, 2012.

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