Little known fact: Every Olympic race is technically a photo finish, not just the ones that need a still photograph of the finish line to determine the winner.
Even if a race is a 0.59-second blowout and results in the defeating of an ancient world record set by a steroid-aided Eastern Bloc team, it gets a photo. Sometimes, that results in a delightful display of pictorial dominance.
Enjoy, and compare it to some other photo finishes from the 2012 Olympics:
Men's 400 (the only one that can possibly compare):
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