Today in the photo gallery, some shots of the men's 10 meter platform diving and women's judo.
Even though this first picture was well out of focus, I like the surreal effect.
10 meter platform diving
Touch your toes in the air, it's good luck
"Air myself out before I take the leap..."
"G Force yeaaaahhhhh!!!""
And here too
This was my first real opportunity to see judo matches live. Not quite as aesthetically appealing as teakwondo, but still enjoyable to watch. I don't think I've ever witnessed a sport which so completely fatigues its participants as with judo.
Kazakhstan in blue, Mongolia in white
Hmmmm, took me a few minutes to figure out what was what in this one...
"You say you've got an itch on your back?"
"Ok enough, I've got to get back to laying a whuppin' on you..."
"One and a two and a.........."
Canada faces Korea
Canada lays a thrummoxing on Korea
"Don't even try it..."
"Yes, I will try..."
"Ok, that's it..."
"I give up. Just let me rest on your leg for a bit..."
Two tough (and photogenic) combatants get down to it
"I'm gonna mash yer head into the mat..."
"Was that good for you too?"
"I've just about had enough of this crap!"
"Yeah? Come on then. Let's see what you've got..."
Looks like she had what it takes
Taipei throws Ukrainian rag doll but rag doll prevails in the end