The Agony and the Ecstasy: Olympic Faces of the Day

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Aug. 7 2012 7:00 AM

The Agony and the Ecstasy: Olympic Faces of the Day

Today’s winners in Olympics agony and ecstasy have been selected from the last 24 hours of competition. You can also check out the agonized and the ecstatic athletes from last week. Click on the links below to learn more about why these athletes are feeling the way they're feeling.

Gold in Ecstasy: Great Britain’s Elizabeth Tweddle (Gymnastics)

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Ryan Pierse/Getty Images.

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Silver in Ecstasy: Egypt’s Karam Mohamed Gaber Ebrahim (Wrestling)

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Cameron Spencer/Getty Images.

Bronze in Ecstasy: Ukraine’s Sergiy Tagirov (Weightlifting)

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Ezra Shaw/Getty Images.

Gold in Agony: Great Britain’s Yamile Aldama (Triple Jump)

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Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images.

Silver in Agony: the USA's Jennifer Simpson (Track and Field)

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Stu Forster/Getty Images.

Bronze in Agony: China’s Lin Dan (Badminton)

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Michael Regan/Getty Images.

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