The big news on Day 4 of the London Olympic Games was Michael Phelps being beaten to the gold medaille in the 200m butterfly race by South African Chad Le Clos, but becoming the most succesfull Olympian ever, with 19 medailles, mere hours later after winning the 4×200 freestyle race with his USA swim buddies.

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Netherlands' Sophie Polkamp reaches for the ball during their Group A hockey match against Japan at the London 2012 Olympic Games. DOMINIC EBENBICHLER/REUTERS

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Russia's Valeriy Shomin looks on as he discharges rounds from his rifle during the skeet men's qualification round at the Royal Artillery Barracks during the London 2012 Olympic Games. CATHAL MCNAUGHTON/REUTERS

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Singapore's Feng Tianwei hits a return to South Korea's Kim Kyungah in their women's singles quarterfinals table tennis match at the ExCel venue during the London 2012 Olympic Games . KAI PFAFFENBACH/REUTERS

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Denmark's Kamilla Rytter Juhl and Christinna Pedersen celebrate after winning against China during their women's doubles badminton match during the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Wembley Arena. BAZUKI MUHAMMAD/REUTERS

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Britain's Rosowsky competes against Tunisia's Samandi during their men's individual foil round of 64 fencing competition at the ExCel venue at the London 2012 Olympic Games . MAX ROSSI/REUTERS

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Spain's Liliana Fernandez Steiner (L) and Elsa Baquerizo McMillan celebrate a point against Argentina during their women's preliminary round beach volleyball match at the London 2012 Olympic Games at Horse Guards Parade. LUCY NICHOLSON/REUTERS

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India's Ravi Kumar Katulu competes on the men's 69Kg Group B weightlifting competition at the London 2012 Olympic Games. PAUL HANNA/REUTERS

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Venezuela's Junior Sanchez Rivero competes on the men's 69Kg Group B weightlifting competition at the London 2012 Olympic Games. GRIGORY DUKOR/REUTERS

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A general view of the women's singles quarterfinals table tennis match between China's Ding Ning and Japan's Ai Fukuhara at the ExCel venue during the London 2012 Olympic Games . KAI PFAFFENBACH/REUTERS

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Spanish head coach Rafael Aguilar Morillo speaks to match referee Boris Margeta of Slovenia during the men's preliminary round Group A water polo match between Spain and Croatia at the London 2012 Olympic Games. LASZLO BALOGH/REUTERS

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Argentina's Emmanuel Lucenti celebrates after defeating France's Alain Schmitt in men's -81kg elimination judo match at London 2012 Olympic Games. KIM KYUNG-HOON/REUTERS

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Chamley-Watson of the U.S. competes against Egypt's Abouelkassem during their men's individual foil round of 32 fencing competition at the ExCel venue at the London 2012 Olympic Games. MAX ROSSI/REUTERS

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Azerbaijan's Sardar Hasanov reacts after failed lift on the men's 69Kg Group B weightlifting competition at the London 2012 Olympic Games. GRIGORY DUKOR/REUTERS

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France's Gevrise Emane loses top half of judo gi as fights with Israel's Alice Schlesinger in women's -63kg repechage judo match at London 2012 Olympic Games. TORU HANAI/REUTERS

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Britain's Murray celebrates defeating Finland's Nieminen in their men's singles tennis match at the All England Lawn Tennis Club during the London 2012 Olympic Games. STEFAN WERMUTH/REUTERS

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Travis Stevens of the U.S. fights with Germany's Ole Bischof in men's -81kg semi-final judo match at London 2012 Olympic Games. TORU HANAI/REUTERS

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Italy's Ivan Zaytsev spikes the ball against Argentina's Cristian Poglajen and Pablo Crer as Italy's Luigi Mastrangelo looks on during their men's Group A volleyball match at the London 2012 Olympic Games at Earls Court. IVAN ALVARADO/REUTERS

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China's Ma celebrates defeating Russia's Akhmatkhuzin during their men's individual foil round of 16 fencing competition at the ExCel venue at the London 2012 Olympic Games . MAX ROSSI/REUTERS

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Britain plays Sweden in their men's handball Preliminaries Group A match at the Copper Box venue during the London 2012 Olympic Games. MARKO DJURICA/REUTERS

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View of the shoes worn by Roddick of the U.S. during his men's singles tennis match against Serbia's Djokovic at the All England Lawn Tennis Club during the London 2012 Olympic Games. STEFAN WERMUTH/REUTERS

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Herring of the U.S. reacts as he leaves the ring after losing to Kazakhstan's Yeleussinov in the Men's Light Welter (64kg) Round of 32 boxing match during the London 2012 Olympic Games. MURAD SEZER/REUTERS

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Britain's David Florence and Richard Hounslow compete in the men's canoe double (C2) heats at the Lee Valley White Water Centre during the London 2012 Olympic Games. LUCY NICHOLSON/REUTERS

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China's Wang Hao and Chen Ruolin perform a dive during the women's synchronised 10m platform final at the London 2012 Olympic Games. TOBY MELVILLE/REUTERS

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Russia's Ivan Nifontov celebrates after defeating Japan's Takahiro Nakai in men's -81kg bronze medal judo match at London 2012 Olympic Games. DARREN STAPLES/REUTERS

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Brazil's Ricardo Santos sails before the first race of the men's RS-X sailing class at the London 2012 Olympic Games. PASCAL LAUENER/REUTERS

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China's Ding Ning hits a return to Singapore's Feng Tianwei in their women's singles semifinals table tennis match at the ExCel venue during the London 2012 Olympic Games. KAI PFAFFENBACH/REUTERS

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Britain's Zara Phillips receives her silver medal from Britain's Princess Anne during the Eventing Team Jumping equestrian event victory ceremony at the London 2012 Olympic Games. EDDIE KEOGH/REUTERS

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China's Ding Ning celebrates after defeating Singapore's Feng Tianwei in their women's singles semifinals table tennis match at the ExCel venue during the London 2012 Olympic Games. KAI PFAFFENBACH/REUTERS

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Russia's Maria Paseka performs on the vault during the women's gymnastics team final in the North Greenwich Arena at the London 2012 Olympic Games. BRIAN SNYDER/REUTERS

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Germany's Bjorn Andrae celebrates a point during their men's Group B volleyball match against the U.S. at the London 2012 Olympic Games at Earls Court . IVAN ALVARADO/REUTERS

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Russia's Aliya Mustafina chalks her feet before performing on the asymmetric bars during the women's gymnastics team final in the North Greenwich Arena at the London 2012 Olympic Games. BRIAN SNYDER/REUTERS

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Germany's Tobias Schadewaldt and Hannes Baumann sailing in the 49er class turn their boat after capsizing during the fourth race at the London 2012 Olympic Games. BENOIT TESSIER/REUTERS

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Britain's Zara Dampney saves a point during their women's preliminary round beach volleyball match against Italy at the London 2012 Olympic Games at Horse Guards Parade. LUCY NICHOLSON/REUTERS

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Canada's Christine Girard celebrates at the podium her third place on the women's 63Kg weightlifting competition at the ExCel venue at the London 2012 Olympic Games. PAUL HANNA/REUTERS

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France's Tsonga celebrates after defeating Canada's Raonic in their men's singles tennis match at the All England Lawn Tennis Club during the London 2012 Olympic Games. STEFAN WERMUTH/REUTERS

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British player controls the ball during their men's preliminary round Group B water polo match against Serbia at the Water Polo Arena at the London 2012 Olympic Games. LASZLO BALOGH/REUTERS

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Britain's team is reflected in the pool ahead of their men's preliminary round Group B water polo match agaisnt Serbia at the Water Polo Arena during the London 2012 Olympic Games. LASZLO BALOGH/REUTERS

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Michael Phelps of the U.S. swims in the men's 200m butterfly final during the London 2012 Olympic Games . MICHAEL DALDER/REUTERS

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North Korea's Kum Sok Kim drops the weights on the men's 69Kg Group A weightlifting competition at the ExCel venue at the London 2012 Olympic Games. GRIGORY DUKOR/REUTERS

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South Korea's Choi competes against Egypt's Abouelkassem during their men's individual foil semifinal fencing match at the ExCel venue at the London 2012 Olympic Games . MAX ROSSI/REUTERS

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Russia's Aliya Mustafina waits for her score after performing on the asymmetric bars during the women's gymnastics team final in London. BRIAN SNYDER/REUTERS

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Chad le Clos of South Africa celebrates after winning the men's 200m butterfly final during the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre. TOBY MELVILLE/REUTERS

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France's Pietrus and Argentina's Scola grab for the loose ball during their men's preliminary round Group A basketball match at the Basketball Arena during the London 2012 Olympic Games. SERGIO PEREZ/REUTERS

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Members of the U.S. 4x200m freestyle relay team stand next to China's 4x200m freestyle relay team in the men's 4x200m freestyle relay victory ceremony during the London 2012 Olympic Games. DAVID GRAY/REUTERS

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Britain's Stephanie Houghton, scoring the only goal, celebrates defeating Brazil in their women's Group E football match at the London 2012 Olympic Games at Wembley stadium in London. STEFANO RELLANDINI/REUTERS