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Rio 2016 in pictures: Competition heats up at Olympic Games


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Britain rowers return to shore after rowing practice during the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Aug. 7, 2016. (AP)
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USA's April Ross (centre L) and USA's Kerri Walsh Jennings (centre R) talk as Australia's Nicole Laird (L) and Australia's Mariafe Artacho Del Solar react during the women's beach volleyball qualifying match between the USA and Australia at the Beach Volley Arena in Rio de Janeiro on August 7, 2016, for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. (AFP)
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United States' April Ross dives for a ball during a women's beach volleyball match against Australia at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Aug. 7, 2016. (AP)
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Tetyana Bilenko of Ukraine plays against Iveta Vacenovska of Czech Republic during their table tennis match at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday, Aug. 6, 2016. (AP)
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Canada's bronze-medal-winning women's 400-meter freestyle team, from left, Chantal Van Landeghem, Sandrine Manville, Penny Oleksiak and Taylor Ruck show off their medals at the 2016 Summer Olympics on Saturday, Aug. 6, 2016, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (The Canadian Press)
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Simone Manuel (USA) Abbey Weitzeil (USA) Dana Vollmer (USA) and Katie Ledecky (USA) of USA pose with their medals in Women's 4 x 100m Freestyle competition. (REUTERS)
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(L-R) Cate Campbell (AUS) of Australia, Bronte Campbell (AUS) of Australia, Brittany Elmslie (AUS) of Australia and Emma McKeon (AUS) of Australia pose with their gold medals in the Women's 4 x 100m Freestyle and the Australian flag. (REUTERS)
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Russia's Aliya Mustafina performs on the balance beam during the artistic gymnastics women's qualification at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Aug. 7, 2016. (AP)
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Zhang Mengxue of China holds her gold medal during the award ceremony for the women's 10-meter air pistol event at Olympic Shooting Center at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Aug. 7, 2016. Zhang won the gold medal. Batsarashkina won the silver medal and Korakaki finished with the bronze. (AP)
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Germany's right wing Fabian Wiede jumps to shoot during the men's preliminaries Group B handball match Sweden vs Germany for the Rio 2016 Olympics Games at the Future Arena in Rio on August 7, 2016. (AFP)
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Hiroaki Takao (JPN) of Japan competes in Weightlifting - Final - Men's 56kg. (REUTERS)
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Adlan Abdurashidov (RUS) of Russia reacts after winning his bout against Thadius Katua (PNG) of Papua New Guinea in Men's Light boxing (60kg) Round of 32 Bout 20. (REUTERS)
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Mexico's Samuel Cordova (L) and his teammate Jorge Alejandro Barajas jumps to block the ball during the men's qualifying volleyball match between Brazil and Mexico at the Maracanazinho stadium in Rio de Janeiro on August 7, 2016, for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. (AFP)
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Kelly Brazier (NZL) of New Zealand runs in for a try in Rugby competitions. (REUTERS)
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China's Fan Yilin competes in the qualifying for the women's Floor event of the Artistic Gymnastics at the Olympic Arena during the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro on August 7, 2016. (AFP)
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Russia's Natalia Kuziutina (white) competes with Canada's Ecaterina Guica during their women's -52kg judo contest match of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro on August 7, 2016. (AFP)
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Italy's Claudia Mandia releases her arrow during the women's team archery competition at the Sambadrome venue during the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Aug. 7, 2016. (AP)
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Brazil's Guilherme Toldo (L) competes against Austria's Rene Pranz during their menís individual foil qualifying bout as part of the fencing event of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, on August 7, 2016, at the Carioca Arena 3, in Rio de Janeiro. (AFP)
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Antonio Leal (VEN) of Venezuela competes with Maximilien Van Haaster (CAN) of Canada in Fencing competition. (REUTERS)
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France's Li Xue eyes the ball in her women's singles qualification round table tennis match at the Riocentro venue during the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro on August 7, 2016. (AFP)
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Mahe Drysdale (NZL) of New Zealand warms up in Rowing. (REUTERS)
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Dattu Baban Bhokanal (IND) of India competes in Rowing. (REUTERS)
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Zimbabwe rowers return to shore after practice during the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Aug. 7, 2016. (AP)
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China's Sun Yang starts a men's 200-meter freestyle heat during the swimming competitions at the 2016 Summer Olympics, Sunday, Aug. 7, 2016, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (AP)
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Lebanon's Richard Merjan competes in the Men's C1 canoe slalom competition at the Whitewater stadium during the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro on August 7, 2016. (AFP)
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Germany's Paul Biedermann competes in a heat of the men's 200-meter freestyle during the swimming competitions at the 2016 Summer Olympics, Sunday, Aug. 7, 2016, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (AP)
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South Africa's Chad Clos competes in a heat of the men's 200-meter freestyle during the swimming competitions at the 2016 Summer Olympics, Sunday, Aug. 7, 2016, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (AP)
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Denmark's Mie Nielsen competes in the Women's 100m Backstroke heats during the swimming event at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium in Rio de Janeiro on August 7, 2016. (AFP)
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A selection of pictures from Day 3 of the Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games

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