02 August 2012 15:54 | By Thomas Oakey
Olympic fails

Athletes at their not-so-best



Athletes at their not-so-best (© REUTERS / Francois Lenoir)
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The Olympics. The pinnacle of any sports person's career. Or, in the case of these athletes, perhaps something they'd rather just forget. Here's a selection of the best fails of the first week of the London 2012 games.

Egypt's Eslam Ramadan attempts to tackle Brazil's Rafael at shoulder height. This may have resulted in a foul.

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