London 2012: The best images

There were so many incredible moments from the Olympic Games - we've picked out 100 of the best images.

Fireworks explode after the Olympic cauldron was lit during the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium

Fireworks explode after the Olympic cauldron was lit during the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium July 27, 2012. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach (BRITAIN - Tags: SPORT OLYMPICS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)

Britain's Nicola Adams reacts as she is declared the winner over China's Ren Cancan during their Women's Fly (51kg) gold medal boxing match at the London Olympic Games

Britain's Nicola Adams (L) reacts as she is declared the winner over China's Ren Cancan during their Women's Fly (51kg) gold medal boxing match at the London Olympic Games August 9, 2012. REUTERS/Murad Sezer (BRITAIN - Tags: SPORT BOXING OLYMPICS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)

A combination picture shows close-ups of divers' faces during the London 2012 Olympic Games

A combination picture shows close-ups of divers' faces during the London 2012 Olympic Games. Athletes shown are, top row (L to R) China's Qin Kai, China's Qin Kai, Mexico's Yahel Castillo Huerta .Middle row (L to R) Ukraine's Illya Kvasha, Mexico's Yahel Castillo Huerta, China's Qin Kai. Bottom row (L to R) Germany's Patrick Hausding, Mexico's Yahel Castillo Huerta, china's He Chong. Pictures taken on various dates since the start of the Games. REUTERS/Staff (BRITAIN - Tags: OLYMPICS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)

Singapore's Feng Tianwei hits a return to South Korea's Kim Kyungah in their women's team bronze medal table tennis singles match at the ExCel venue during the London 2012 Olympic Games

Singapore's Feng Tianwei hits a return to South Korea's Kim Kyungah in their women's team bronze medal table tennis singles match at the ExCel venue during the London 2012 Olympic Games August 7, 2012. Picture taken on slow shutter. REUTERS/Darren Staples (BRITAIN - Tags: OLYMPICS SPORT TABLE TENNIS)

Britain's Laura Trott kisses her gold medal during the victory ceremony for the track cycling women's omnium at the Velodrome during the London 2012 Olympic Games

Britain's Laura Trott kisses her gold medal during the victory ceremony for the track cycling women's omnium at the Velodrome during the London 2012 Olympic Games August 7, 2012. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini (BRITAIN - Tags: OLYMPICS SPORT CYCLING TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)

Gold medallists Rasmussen and Quist of Denmark celebrate next to silver medallists Purchase and Hunter of Britain after competing in the men's lightweight double sculls final during the London 2012 Olympic Games at Eton Dorney

Gold medallists Mads Rasmussen and Rasmus Quist of Denmark (R) celebrate next to silver medallists Zac Purchase and Mark Hunter of Britain after competing in the men's lightweight double sculls final during the London 2012 Olympic Games at Eton Dorney August 4, 2012. REUTERS/Jim Young (BRITAIN - Tags: OLYMPICS SPORT ROWING)

Gold medallists Britain's Katherine Grainger and Anna Watkins celebrate during awards ceremony for women's double sculls at London 2012 Olympic Games

Gold medallists Britain's Katherine Grainger and Anna Watkins (L) celebrate with their medals during the awards ceremony for the women's double sculls at the London 2012 Olympic Games in Eton Dorney August 3, 2012. REUTERS/Mark Blinch (BRITAIN - Tags: OLYMPICS SPORT ROWING)

Britain's Gemma Gibbons celebrates defeating France's Audrey Tcheumeo in women's -78kg semi-final judo match at London 2012 Olympic Games

Britain's Gemma Gibbons celebrates after defeating France's Audrey Tcheumeo (blue) in their women's -78kg semi-final B judo match at the London 2012 Olympic Games August 2, 2012. REUTERS/Darren Staples (BRITAIN - Tags: OLYMPICS SPORT JUDO TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)

Britain's team members pose on their horses after receiving their silver medals in the Eventing Team Jumping equestrian event victory ceremony at the London 2012 Olympic Games

(L-R) Britain's Zara Phillips, Kristina Cook, Mary King, Nicola Wilson and William Fox-Pitt pose on their horses after receiving their silver medals in the Eventing Team Jumping equestrian event victory ceremony at the London 2012 Olympic Games in Greenwich Park, July 31, 2012. REUTERS/Eddie Keogh (BRITAIN - Tags: SPORT OLYMPICS EQUESTRIANISM)

Ireland's Michael Conlan is declared the winner over France's Nordine Oubaali after their Men's Fly (52kg) quarter-final boxing match at the London Olympic Games

Ireland's Michael Conlan celebrates as he is declared the winner over France's Nordine Oubaali (R) after their Men's Fly (52kg) quarter-final boxing match at the London Olympic Games August 7, 2012. REUTERS/Murad Sezer (BRITAIN - Tags: SPORT BOXING OLYMPICS)

Mexico's Isabel Delgado Plancarte and Nuria Diosdado Garcia spit water during their performace in the synchronised swimming duets free routine qualification round during the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre

Mexico's Isabel Delgado Plancarte and Nuria Diosdado Garcia spit water during their performace in the synchronised swimming duets free routine qualification round during the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre August 6, 2012. REUTERS/Michael Dalder (BRITAIN - Tags: OLYMPICS SPORT SWIMMING TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)

Spectators watch as Brazil's Emanuel serves against Poland's Prudel and Fijalek during their men's quarterfinals beach volleyball match at Horse Guards Parade during the London 2012 Olympic Games

Spectators watch as Brazil's Emanuel serves against Poland's Mariusz Prudel and Grzegorz Fijalek during their men's quarterfinals beach volleyball match at Horse Guards Parade during the London 2012 Olympic Games August 6, 2012. REUTERS/Marcelo del Pozo (BRITAIN - Tags: OLYMPICS SPORT VOLLEYBALL)

Russia's Yelena Isinbayeva clears the bar during the women's pole vault final at the London 2012 Olympic Games

Russia's Yelena Isinbayeva clears the bar during the women's pole vault final at the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium August 6, 2012. REUTERS/Phil Noble (BRITAIN - Tags: SPORT ATHLETICS OLYMPICS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)

Germany's Martina Strutz competes during the women's pole vault final at the London 2012 Olympic Games

Germany's Martina Strutz competes during the women's pole vault final at the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium August 6, 2012. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach (BRITAIN - Tags: OLYMPICS SPORT ATHLETICS)

Part of Allyson Felix's hair is seen on top of her national flag, the U.S. flag, as she celebrates winning gold in the women's 200m final during the London 2012 Olympic Games

Part of Allyson Felix's hair is seen on top of her national flag, the U.S. flag, as she celebrates winning gold in the women's 200m final during the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium August 8, 2012. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez (BRITAIN - Tags: OLYMPICS SPORT ATHLETICS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)

France's Kevin Mayer competes in the men's decathlon discus throw event at the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium

France's Kevin Mayer competes in the men's decathlon discus throw event at the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium August 9, 2012. REUTERS/Pawel Kopczynski (BRITAIN - Tags: OLYMPICS SPORT ATHLETICS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)

Sweden's Sofia Mattsson fights with Russia's Valeriia Zholobova on the Women's 55Kg Freestyle wrestling at the ExCel venue during the London 2012 Olympic Games

Sweden's Sofia Mattsson (in blue) fights with Russia's Valeriia Zholobova on the Women's 55Kg Freestyle wrestling at the ExCel venue during the London 2012 Olympic Games August 9, 2012. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem (BRITAIN - Tags: OLYMPICS SPORT WRESTLING)

Gold medallist Katie Taylor of Ireland carries her country's flag during the presentation ceremony for the Women's Light (60kg) boxing competition at the London Olympic Games

Gold medallist Katie Taylor of Ireland carries her country's flag during the presentation ceremony for the Women's Light (60kg) boxing competition at the London Olympic Games August 9, 2012. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj (BRITAIN - Tags: OLYMPICS SPORT BOXING TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)

Britain's Jade Jones celebrates as she wins against Taiwan's Li-Cheng Tseng in their women's -57kg semifinal taekwondo match at the London Olympic Games

Britain's Jade Jones (R) celebrates as she wins against Taiwan's Li-Cheng Tseng in their women's -57kg semifinal taekwondo match at the ExCel venue during the London Olympic Games, August 9, 2012. REUTERS/Darren Staples (BRITAIN - Tags: OLYMPICS SPORT TAEKWONDO TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)

Japan's Saori Yoshida reacts after defeating Canada's Tonya Lynn Verbeek on the final of the Women's 55Kg Freestyle wrestling at the ExCel venue during the London 2012 Olympic Games

Japan's Saori Yoshida reacts after defeating Canada's Tonya Lynn Verbeek on the final of the Women's 55Kg Freestyle wrestling at the ExCel venue during the London 2012 Olympic Games August 9, 2012. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem (BRITAIN - Tags: OLYMPICS)

China's Liu Xiang kisses the last hurdle in his lane after his men's 110m hurdles round 1 heat at the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium

China's Liu Xiang kisses the last hurdle in his lane after his men's 110m hurdles round 1 heat at the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium August 7, 2012. Liu crashed out of the heats in the 110 metres hurdles at the London Olympics on Tuesday in an echo of his injury-induced withdrawal from the same stage of the Beijing Games four years ago. REUTERS/David Gray (BRITAIN - Tags: OLYMPICS SPORT ATHLETICS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)

New Zealand's Peter Burling and Blair Tuke celebrate winning silver in the 49er sailing class at the London 2012 Olympic Games

New Zealand's Peter Burling (R) and Blair Tuke celebrate winning silver in the 49er sailing class at the London 2012 Olympic Games in Weymouth and Portland, southern England, August 8, 2012. REUTERS/Pascal Lauener (BRITAIN - Tags: SPORT YACHTING OLYMPICS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)

Ashton Eaton of the U.S. wins in the men's decathlon 100m heat during the London 2012 Olympic Games

Ashton Eaton of the U.S. wins in the men's decathlon 100m heat next to Brazil's Luiz Alberto de Araujo (L) and Ukraine's Oleksiy Kasyanov (R) during the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium August 8, 2012. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson (BRITAIN - Tags: OLYMPICS SPORT ATHLETICS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)

China's Ruixue Jing fights with North Korea's Un Gyong Choe on the Women's 63Kg Greco-Roman wrestling at the ExCel venue during the London 2012 Olympic Games

China's Ruixue Jing (L) fights with North Korea's Un Gyong Choe on the Women's 63Kg Greco-Roman wrestling at the ExCel venue during the London 2012 Olympic Games August 8, 2012. REUTERS/Toru Hanai (BRITAIN - Tags: OLYMPICS SPORT WRESTLING TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)

Kazakhstan's Marina Volnova fights Claressa Shields of the U.S. during their Women's Middle (75kg) semi-final boxing match at the London Olympic Games

Claressa Shields of the U.S. fights Kazakhstan's Marina Volnova (not shown) during their Women's Middle (75kg) semi-final boxing match at the London Olympic Games August 8, 2012. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj (BRITAIN - Tags: SPORT BOXING OLYMPICS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)

The Union Flag and the rainbow stripes of a world champion cyclist are painted on the fingernails of Britain's Laura Trott ahead of her women's track cycling ominium 3km individual pursuit race at the Velodrome during the London 2012 Olympic Games

The Union Flag and the rainbow stripes of a world champion cyclist are painted on the fingernails of Britain's Laura Trott ahead of her women's track cycling ominium 3km individual pursuit race at the Velodrome during the London 2012 Olympic Games August 7, 2012. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton (BRITAIN - Tags: SPORT OLYMPICS CYCLING TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)

First placed Britain's Alistair Brownlee shakes hands with second placed Spain's Javier Gomez after the men's triathlon final during the London 2012 Olympic Games at Hyde Park

First placed Britain's Alistair Brownlee (R) shakes hands with second placed Spain's Javier Gomez after the men's triathlon final during the London 2012 Olympic Games at Hyde Park August 7, 2012. REUTERS/Tim Wimborne (BRITAIN - Tags: OLYMPICS SPORT TRIATHLON TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)

Javelins are seen in front of the Olympic flame during the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium

Javelins are seen in front of the Olympic flame during the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium August 7, 2012. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach (BRITAIN - Tags: OLYMPICS SPORT ATHLETICS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)

Tunisia's Hassine Ayari fights with Morocco's Choukri Atafi on the Men's 96Kg Greco-Roman wrestling at the ExCel venue during the London 2012 Olympic Games

Tunisia's Hassine Ayari (L) fights with Morocco's Choukri Atafi on the Men's 96Kg Greco-Roman wrestling at the ExCel venue during the London 2012 Olympic Games August 7, 2012. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj (BRITAIN - Tags: OLYMPICS SPORT WRESTLING TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)

Australia's Jackson shoots over China's Song in the women's quarterfinal basketball match at the Basketball Arena in London

Australia's Lauren Jackson (15) shoots over China's Xiaoyun Song (5) in the women's quarterfinal basketball match at the Basketball Arena in London during the London 2012 Olympic Games August 7, 2012. REUTERS/Mike Segar (BRITAIN - Tags: OLYMPICS SPORT BASKETBALL TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)

Britain's Chris Hoy celebrates after the track cycling men's keirin finals at the Velodrome during the London 2012 Olympic Games

Britain's Chris Hoy celebrates after the track cycling men's keirin finals at the Velodrome during the London 2012 Olympic Games August 7, 2012. Hoy won the gold medal. REUTERS/Paul Hanna (BRITAIN - Tags: OLYMPICS SPORT CYCLING TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)

Russia's Ivan Ukhov reacts after winning the men's high jump final during the London 2012 Olympic Games

Russia's Ivan Ukhov reacts after winning the men's high jump final during the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium August 7, 2012. REUTERS/Mark Blinch (BRITAIN - Tags: OLYMPICS SPORT ATHLETICS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)

Germany's Robert Harting celebrates after winning the men's discus throw final at London 2012 Olympic Games

Germany's Robert Harting celebrates after winning the men's discus throw final during the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium August 7, 2012. Harting won gold ahead of Iran's Ehsan Hadadi who took silver and Estonia's Gerd Kanter who won bronze. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach (BRITAIN - Tags: SPORT ATHLETICS OLYMPICS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)

Australia's Sally Pearson clears a hurdle ahead of Dawn Harper and Kellie Wells of the U.S. in the women's 100m hurdles final during the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium

Australia's Sally Pearson (R) clears a hurdle ahead of Dawn Harper (C) and Kellie Wells of the U.S. in the women's 100m hurdles final during the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium August 7, 2012. Pearson won gold and set a new Olympic record. REUTERS/Eddie Keogh (BRITAIN - Tags: SPORT OLYMPICS SPORT ATHLETICS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)

Grenada's Kirani James reacts next to Belgium's Jonathan Borlee after winning the men's 400m final at the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium

Grenada's Kirani James (R) reacts next to Belgium's Jonathan Borlee after winning the men's 400m final at the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium August 6, 2012. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson (BRITAIN - Tags: OLYMPICS SPORT ATHLETICS)

Russia's Alan Khugaev looks on bleeding during his combat at the Men's 84Kg Greco-Roman wrestling at the ExCel venue during the London 2012 Olympic Games

Russia's Alan Khugaev looks on bleeding during his combat at the Men's 84Kg Greco-Roman wrestling at the ExCel venue during the London 2012 Olympic Games August 6, 2012. REUTERS/Adrees Latif (BRITAIN - Tags: OLYMPICS SPORT WRESTLING TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)

Britain's Jack Laugher fails a dive attempt after slipping off the board during the men's 3m springboard preliminary round at the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre

Britain's Jack Laugher fails a dive attempt after slipping off the board during the men's 3m springboard preliminary round at the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre August 6, 2012. Laugher scored 0 on the dive. REUTERS/Jorge Silva (BRITAIN - Tags: SPORT DIVING OLYMPICS SPORT SWIMMING)

Nicola Spirig of Switzerland wins the women's triathlon final during the London 2012 Olympic Games at Hyde Park

Nicola Spirig (R) of Switzerland wins the women's triathlon final during the London 2012 Olympic Games at Hyde Park August 4, 2012. Lisa Norden (L) of Sweden took the silver. REUTERS/Tim Wimborne (BRITAIN - Tags: SPORT TRIATHLON SPORT OLYMPICS)

Indonesia's Jadi Setiadi prepares to lift on the 56Kg Group B weightlifting competition at the London 2012 Olympic Games

Indonesia's Jadi Setiadi prepares to lift on the 56Kg Group B weightlifting competition at the London 2012 Olympic Games July 29, 2012. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach (BRITAIN - Tags: SPORT OLYMPICS SPORT WEIGHTLIFTING)

Elsa Garcia Rodriguez Blancas of Mexico attends a gymnastics training session at the O2 Arena before the start of the London 2012 Olympic Games

Elsa Garcia Rodriguez Blancas of Mexico attends a gymnastics training session at the O2 Arena before the start of the London 2012 Olympic Games July 26, 2012. REUTERS/Mike Blake (BRITAIN - Tags: SPORT OLYMPICS SPORT GYMNASTICS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)

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