• Bye, Britain! We already miss you.
    London 2012/Facebook
  • The American swimmers represent the best (Phelps, l) and worst (Lochte, secondto r) of what America had to offer at these games.
  • "Her Majesty thanks you for attending the 2012 Olympics and requests you pleaseexit the country in a swift fashion so that we may go back to business asusual."

  • Usain Bolt left no doubt in the last leg of the 4x100 meter.
    Photo by Byrn Lennon/Getty Images
  • No matter how much they were promoted, U.S. stars like Hope Solo, Ryan Lochteand Serena Williams could not live up to Usain Bolt's greatness.
    Photo by Annie Leibovitz/Vogue
  • Michael Phelps
  • Usain Bolt managed to blow away the other fastest man in the world — again. Evenin the shortest race, Bolt leaves no doubt.
    Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images

  • Douglas's journey to the Olympics, epitomizes hard work, persistence andsacrifice.
    Photo by Al Tielemans /Sports Illustrated/Getty Images
  • Following in a long list of Olympic winners, Gabby Douglas now graces the box ofKellogg's Corn Flakes.
    Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images for Kelloggs

  • TheRoundtableAbroad.org
  • Allyson Felix
    Photo by Erik van Leeuwen/Wiki
  • Michael Phelps
    Photo by Kerim Okten
  • Ryan Lochte
  • Bryshon Nellum
    PRK/PR Photos

  • Stella McCartney' uniforms for the team from Great Britain has also drawn somebars
  • Ralph Lauren designs for Team USA's opening ceremony attire have drawn flack forlooking too French and being made in China.
    Photo by Ralph Lauren
  • The outfits for the Italian team by Giorgio Armani are a bit austere.
  • Jamaican sprinter (and world's fastest man) Usain Bolt and hurdler ShevonStoddard in Jamaican Olympics team gear by Cedella Marley and Puma
    Photo by Mark Zilbert
  • Saul Craviotto of Spain tweeted this pic.
    Photo via Saul Craviotto/Twitter

  • Jonathan Horton
    Photo by Annie Leibovitz/Vogue
  • Hope Solo, from left, Ryan Lochte and Serena Williams
    Photo by Annie Leibovitz/Vogue

  • Opening ceremonies at 1896 Athens games
  • Team parallel bar event 1896
  • 1896rope climb
  • Tug of war 1904
  • An Olympian demonstrating the proper plunge for distance position

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