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Victories, losses... and golden boots? Canada's Olympians compete on Day 5

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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.

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Brazil's Pedro Cunha (right) spikes against Canada's Joshua Binstock (front) and Martin Reader during their men's preliminary round beach volleyball match at Horse Guards Parade.

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Brent Hayden celebrates his bronze-medal performance.

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Canada's Michele Li (centre) and Alex Bruce (right) play against Australia's Leanne Choo and Renuga Veeran during their women's doubles quarter-finals match. Li and Bruce won the game and move on to the semi-finals in the scandal-plagued badminton tournament.

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Canada's Ryder Hesjedal competes in the men's cycling individual time trial on August 1, 2012. Last month, the cyclist withdrew from the Tour de France after being involved in a major crash.

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Canada's Julia Wilkinson arrives in golden boots for her women's 100m freestyle semi-final on August 1, 2012.

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Canada's Zachary Plavsic sails during the third race of the men's RS-X sailing class in Weymouth and Portland, southern England on August 1, 2012.

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Canada's Alexandre Despatie (right) and Reuben Ross perform a dive during the men's synchronized 3m springboard final at the Aquatics Centre. The duo did not reach the podium.

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Poland's Aleksandra Socha (left) competes against Canada's Sandra Sassine during their women's sabre individual round of 32 fencing competition at the ExCel venue.

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Members of Canada's men's eight rowing team celebrate after winning silver.

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Canada's Clara Hughes competes in the women's cycling individual time trial.

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Canada's Marie-Eve Beauchemin-Nadeau competes in the women's 69Kg Group B weightlifting competition.

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(Left to right) Canada's Samantha Cheverton, Amanda Reason and Barbara Jardin cheer on their anchor Brittany Maclean during the final leg of their women's 4x200m freestyle relay heat. The team finished second in the event.

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Canada's Andrew Ford swims to a first-place finish in heat 2 of the men's 200m individual medley event.

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France's Lucie Decosse fights with Canada's Kelita Zupancic (blue) during their women's -70kg elimination round of 16 judo match.

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Canada's David Calder and Scott Frandsen react after qualifying for the Final A event in men's pair rowing.

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Canada's Alexandre Emond lies on the mat after losing to Britain's Winston Gordon during their men's -90kg elimination round of 32 judo match.

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Canada's Martha McCabe (left) and Japan's Kanako Watanabe are seen underwater as they swim in heat 4 of the women's 200m breaststroke event. McCabe was third and Watanabe was second in the event.

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Canada's Tamara Tatham (second left) is challenged by France's Isabelle Yacoubou during the women's preliminary round Group B basketball match. France defeated Canada.

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Julia Wilkinson of Canada reacts after finishing third place in her women's 100m freestyle heat.

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