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Denise Johns of Great Britain dives into the sand to save a ball during a practice session prior to the Visa FIVB Beach Volleyball International at Horse Guards Parade on Aug. 8 in London.

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Testing out the sands and nets

Denise Johns of Great Britain dives into the sand to save a ball during a practice session prior to the Visa FIVB Beach Volleyball International at Horse Guards Parade on Aug. 8 in London.

Horse Guards Parade, equipped with a temporary arena filled with sand, will be the site of the beach volleyball competition during the 2012 Olympic Games.