09 August 2012 17:32
Olympic Fails: Part II

Athletes at their not-so-best...again



Athletes at their not-so-best...again (© REUTERS / Lucy Nicholson)
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Sunday evening's closing ceremony concluded 16 days of thrilling sporting competition and amazing athletic endeavor. However, perhaps for these unlucky sportsmen and women, the extinguishing of the Olympic Flame couldn't have come a moment too soon. Here's a roundup of the best fails from the second week of the London 2012 Games.

Alvaro Rodriguez of Spain gets things started, taking a nasty fall during the first round of the men's 1500m at the Olympic Stadium.

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