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Olympic highlights: Photos from Days 1-4

By: Catie Leary on July 31, 2012, 12:25 p.m.
Daniyar Ismayilov of Turkmenistan

Photo: Feng Li/Getty Images

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Olympic glory

The iconic Olympic rings loom behind Daniyar Ismayilov of Turkmenistan as he competes in the men's 69-kilogram weightlifting event on Day 4 inside ExCeL London, the largest competition venue at the games.

With more than 10,000 athletes across 26 disciplines representing 204 nations, the 2012 London Games is packed with victory, heartbreak and drama. Here are just a few memorable moments from the first four days of the games.