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Beijing Games: picture of the day

August 15, 2008

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We actually have two pictures of the day for Friday, on a similar theme. These two shots are truly inspirational… The Games aren’t just about perfectly toned bodies, after all!

TOP: Andreas Tolzer of Germany (L) fights Janusz Wojnarowicz of Poland during their men’s +100kg repechage judo match at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games August 15, 2008. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

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BOTTOM: Lasha Gujejiani of Georgia (blue) fights Ricardo Blas Jr of Guam during the men’s +100kg preliminary judo match at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games August 15, 2008. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

For a selection of other great Reuters pix from the Games click here. For the previous day’s chosen picture¬†click here.

Comments

really, trully inspirational. even i can dream to be at olympics if they can. ANY OHTER SPORTS WHERE HEAVY WEIGHTS CAN COMPEAT? JUDO IS A “BIT” TOUGH, AIN’T IT?
BUT ANY WAY FELT GOOOOOD.

 

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