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Olympic Moments: Athletes Go Head to Head for Chance at Victory

Competition was fierce among Olympians in the women's hockey, wrestling and men's basketball events on the 12th day of the Rio Games.

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Britain's Mo Farah leads the men's 5000m Round 1 during the athletics event.

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France's Kevin Mayer competes in the men's decathlon long jump during the athletics event.

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Petra Maarit Olli of Finland in action against Aisuluu Tynybekova of Kyrgyzstan in the women's freestyle 58kg quarterfinal match of the wrestling events.

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Eva de Goede of Netherlands falls while competing against Hannah Kruger of Germany in the women's hockey semifinal match.

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France's Philippe Rozier rides Rahotep de Toscane in the jumping competition.

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Lukas Klostermann of Germany scores past goalkeeper Emmanuel Daniel of Nigeria during the first half of the men's football tournament semifinal.

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Mira Potkonen of Finland competes during the women's boxing light (60kg) semifinals bout 240.

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Wu Jingyu of China competes against Huang Huai-Hsuan of Taiwan during the women's preliminary taekwondo 49kg preliminary round.

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Akihiko Nakamura of Japan competes in the men's decathlon long jump final.

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Jackeline Renteria of Colombia and Janet Sovero of Peru compete in the women's preliminary wrestling freestyle finals.

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Mo Farah of Britain runs as Mead Hassan of USA falls after they nearly collided during the men's preliminary 5000m Round 1.

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Brazil's Neymar da Silva Santos Jr. is fouled by Honduras' Jhonathan Paz during the men's football semifinal match.

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Rose Keddell of New Zealand stumbles over Crista Cullen of Britain during the women's semifinal hockey match.

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France's point guard Tony Parker is cornered by players from Spain during a men's quarterfinal basketball game.

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Damian Warner of Canada competes in the shot put portion of the decathlon event.

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