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The 101 Most Iconic Photographs in Sports History

2008 Beijing Summer Olympics - Usain Bolt's legs put on just as much of a show at the 2008 Olympics as his ego. His salute after the 4x100-metre relay is the image of his career.

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plus 1/3 Nastia Liukin For a dedicated board on 2008 Olympics gymnastics: http://pinterest.com/kythoni/gymnastics-olympics/

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Sushil Kumar is an Indian World Champion wrestler who won the gold medal in the 66 kg freestyle competition at the FILA 2010 World Wrestling Championships, a silver medal in the Men's 66kg Freestyle Wrestling event at the 2012 London Olympics and a bronze medal in the Men's 66kg Freestyle Wrestling event at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, which made him the first Indian to win back to back individual Olympic medals. Sushil Kumar competed against Tatsuhiro Yonemitsu of Japan in the London…

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Inspirational Moments: Olympic celebrations - Usain Bolt of Jamaica celebrates winning the Men's 100m Final and the gold medal at the National Stadium on Day 8 of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games on August 16, 2008 in Beijing, China. Bolt finished the event in first place with a time of 9.69, a new World Record. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images) #joyofsport www.joyofsport.co.uk

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Michael Phelps swims into Olympics history with 19th medal

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Michael Phelps swims into Olympics history with 19th medal

Close-ups of Olympic medals - The gold medal for the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. (AP Photo/Greg Baker).

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