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Olympics Day 8 - Wrestling

BEIJING - AUGUST 16: Li Xiaomei of China (red) competes against Irini Merleni of Ukraine in the women's 48kg freestyle wrestling event held at the China Agriculture University Gymnasium on Day 8 of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games on August 16, 2008 in Beijing, China. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Awkward wrestling moments

Few sports throw you in closer proximity to your opponent than wrestling. Here are some awkward close-ups of Olympic wrestlers, past and present.