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Group All-Around Final

ATHENS - AUGUST 28: The Spanish team compete in the hoops and balls round of the rhythmic gymnastics group finals on August 28, 2004 during the Athens 2004 Summer Olympic Games at the Galatsi Olympic Hall in Athens, Greece. (Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)

Rhythmic gymnasts' crazy contortions

While few outside the competition venue actually know what these girls are doing with ribbons, hoops and balls, rhythmic gymnastics does make for compelling photography. Check out these shots from London qualifying and past Olympics. -- Jason Owens