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The best photos from Day 5 of the Olympics

Athletes from Canada and around the world are shown in these pictures at London 2012. This gallery will updated throughout the day with the best photographs from the Olympic games.

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South Korea's Jiyeon Kim competes against Russia's Sofya Velikaya (right) during their women's sabre individual bronze medal fencing match at the ExCel venue.

Damir Sagolj/REUTERS

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Yana Dementieva (front), Anastasiia Kozhenkova, Nataliya Dovgodko, and Kateryna Tarasenko of Ukraine celebrate after winning the women's quadruple sculls Final A.

Pool/REUTERS

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Canada's Brent Hayden holds his bronze medal during the men's 100m freestyle victory ceremony at the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre August 1, 2012.

Michael Dalder/REUTERS

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Venezuela's Ruben Limardo Gascon celebrates after defeating Norway's Bartosz Piasecki during the gold medal match in men's individual epee fencing.

Dmitry Lovetsky/AP

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UAE's goalkeeper Khalid Eisa concedes a goal by Senegal's Moussa Konate (not pictured) during their men's Group A football match.

Alessandro Garofalo/REUTERS

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United States' Shannon Vreeland, left, and Missy Franklin, right, embrace Allison Schmitt , foreground, and Dana Vollmer, centre, after they won gold in the women's 4x200-meter freestyle relay swimming final at the Aquatics Centre in the Olympic Park.

Matt Slocum/AP

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Canada's Clara Hughes competes in the women's cycling individual time trial at the London 2012 Olympic Games, August 1, 2012.

Mark Blinch/REUTERS

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Troy Dumais (top) and Kristian Ipsen of the U.S. perform a dive during the men's synchronised 3m springboard final at the Aquatics Centre on August 1, 2012.

Jorge Silva/REUTERS

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Russia's Sergey Vodopiyanov, right, fights Brazil's Robenilson Vieira de Jesus, during their men's bantam 56-kg boxing match on Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2012, in London.

Ivan Sekretarev/AP

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Germany's Hannes Baumann and Tobias Schadewaldt sail before the fifth race of the men's 49er sailing class in Weymouth and Portland, southern England, August 1, 2012.

Pascal Lauener/REUTERS

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South Korea's Song Dae-Nam celebrates after defeating Cuba's Asley Gonzalez in their men's -90kg final judo match on August 1, 2012.

Darren Staples/REUTERS

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South Korea's Kim Jangmi competes in the women's 25m pistol shooting final at the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Royal Artillery Barracks August 1, 2012.

Mike Hutchings/REUTERS

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John Orozco of the U.S. competes in the rings during the men's individual all-around gymnastics final in the North Greenwich Arena on August 1, 2012.

Dylan Martinez/REUTERS

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Mariel Zagunis of the U.S. prepares to compete against Indonesia's Diah Permatasari in women's sabre individual round of 32 fencing competition at the ExCel venue at the London 2012 Olympic Games on August 1, 2012.

Damir Sagolj/REUTERS

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A member of Canada's team jumps into the water after the medal ceremony for the men's rowing eight in Eton Dorney, near Windsor, England,  on Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2012. Canada won a silver medal.

Natacha Pisarenko/AP

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Italy's Daniele Molmenti reacts after his men's kayak (K1) finals run at Lee Valley White Water Centre during the London 2012 Olympic Games reacts after his men's kayak (K1) finals run at Lee Valley White Water Centre during the London 2012 Olympic Games August 1, 2012.

Lucy Nicholson/REUTERS

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Rowers throw Germany's coxswain, Martin Sauer, into the water after the medal ceremony for the men's rowing eight in Eton Dorney, near Windsor, England, at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2012. Germany won the gold medal.

Armando Franca/AP

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Russia's Sergey Vodopiyanov, right, fights Brazil's Robenilson Vieira de Jesus, during their men's bantam 56-kg boxing match at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2012, in London.

Ivan Sekretarev/AP

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Competitors start their men's 200m backstroke heat during the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre August 1, 2012.

TIM WIMBORNE/REUTERS

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Canada's men's eight rowing team celebrates their silver medal win in the men's eights in London, England August 1/2012.

Kevin Van Paassen/The Globe and Mail

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China's Cheng Shao-chieh dives to return a shuttle cock as she plays against Singapore's Juan Gu, unseen, at a women's singles badminton match of the 2012 Summer Olympics, Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2012, in London.

Saurabh Das/AP

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Tiago Camilo of Brazil, left, and Dilshod Choriev of Uzbekistan compete during the men's 90-kg judo competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2012, in London.

Paul Sancya/AP

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Amy Oliver of Britain aims during the women's individual round of 32 eliminations at the Lord's Cricket Ground during the London 2012 Olympic Games August 1, 2012.

SUZANNE PLUNKETT/REUTERS

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China's Zhang Jike serves to Hong Kong's Jiang Tianyi in their men's singles quarterfinals table tennis match at the ExCel venue during the London 2012 Olympic Games August 1, 2012.

ADREES LATIF/REUTERS

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Algeria's Safia Boukhima (top) and Sehryne Hennaoui crash into the boards as they chase after a ball during their women's Group A volleyball match against Russia at Earls Court during the London 2012 Olympic Games August 1, 2012.

IVAN ALVARADO/REUTERS

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Denmark's Jeanette Ottesen Gray, right, and Netherlands' Femke Heemskerk compete in a women's 100-meter freestyle swimming heat at the Aquatics Centre in the Olympic Park during the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2012.

David J. Phillip/AP

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