Olympic photos of the day - Aug. 17, 2016

Fourth-Place Medal

Check out the best photos coming out of Rio on Day 12 of the 2016 Olympics.

<p>Gemma Beadsworth of Australia is smashed during the Women’s Water Polo qualification match between Australia and Brazil at Olympic Aquatics Stadium on August 17, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Getty Images/Getty Images) </p>
Aug. 17, 2016

Gemma Beadsworth of Australia is smashed during the Women’s Water Polo qualification match between Australia and Brazil at Olympic Aquatics Stadium on August 17, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Getty Images/Getty Images)

<p>Andre De Grasse led the charge for Canada’s track and field resurgence in Rio, powered by bravado and youthful exuberance. His haul? Three Olympic medals, a silver and two bronzes, and an iconic photo with Usain Bolt at the finish line of the 200m semifinal that will stand as one of the lasting images from the Games. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip) </p>
A star is born

Andre De Grasse led the charge for Canada’s track and field resurgence in Rio, powered by bravado and youthful exuberance. His haul? Three Olympic medals, a silver and two bronzes, and an iconic photo with Usain Bolt at the finish line of the 200m semifinal that will stand as one of the lasting images from the Games. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

<p>Naomi van As of the Netherlands shoots at goal under pressure from Nike Lorenz of Germany who was hit on the head with her stick during the womens semifinal match between the Netherlands and Germany on Day 12 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Hockey Centre on August 17, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images) </p>
Aug. 17, 2016

Naomi van As of the Netherlands shoots at goal under pressure from Nike Lorenz of Germany who was hit on the head with her stick during the womens semifinal match between the Netherlands and Germany on Day 12 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Hockey Centre on August 17, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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<p>(L-R) Bronze medalist Kristi Castlin, gold medalist Brianna Rollins and silver medalist Nia Ali of the United States celebrate with American flags after the Women’s 100m Hurdles Final on Day 12 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on August 17, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images) </p>
Aug. 17, 2016

(L-R) Bronze medalist Kristi Castlin, gold medalist Brianna Rollins and silver medalist Nia Ali of the United States celebrate with American flags after the Women’s 100m Hurdles Final on Day 12 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on August 17, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

<p>Teams stand to listen to the national anthems before a semifinal match of the men’s Olympic football tournament between Germany and Nigeria in Sao Paulo, Wednesday Aug. 17, 2016.(AP Photo/Leo Correa) </p>
Aug. 17, 2016

Teams stand to listen to the national anthems before a semifinal match of the men’s Olympic football tournament between Germany and Nigeria in Sao Paulo, Wednesday Aug. 17, 2016.(AP Photo/Leo Correa)

<p>Maria Kurjo of Germany competes during the Women’s 10m Platform Diving preliminaries on Day 12 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Maria Lenk Aquatics Centre on August 17, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images) </p>
Aug. 17, 2016

Maria Kurjo of Germany competes during the Women’s 10m Platform Diving preliminaries on Day 12 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Maria Lenk Aquatics Centre on August 17, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

<p>Sweden’s Anna Jenny Fransson, left, celebrates after beating Canada’s Dorothy Erzsebet Yeats in the women’s wrestling freestyle 69-kg competition bronze medal round at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2016. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber) </p>
Aug. 17, 2016

Sweden’s Anna Jenny Fransson, left, celebrates after beating Canada’s Dorothy Erzsebet Yeats in the women’s wrestling freestyle 69-kg competition bronze medal round at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2016. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)

<p>Sakshi Malik (bottom) of India competes against Valeriia Koblova Zholobova of Russia during a Women’s Freestyle 58kg Quarterfinal bout on Day 12 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Caioca Arena 2 on August 17, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Lars Baron/Getty Images) </p>
Aug. 17, 2016

Sakshi Malik (bottom) of India competes against Valeriia Koblova Zholobova of Russia during a Women’s Freestyle 58kg Quarterfinal bout on Day 12 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Caioca Arena 2 on August 17, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Lars Baron/Getty Images)

<p>Chiara Tabani of Italy reacts with passion during the Water Polo semi final match between Italy and Russia at Olympic Aquatics Stadium on August 17, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Adam Pretty/Getty Images) </p>
Aug. 17, 2016

Chiara Tabani of Italy reacts with passion during the Water Polo semi final match between Italy and Russia at Olympic Aquatics Stadium on August 17, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Adam Pretty/Getty Images)

<p>A view of competitors during the Men’s Decathlon 100m – Heat 1 on Day 12 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on August 17, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Matthias Hangst/Getty Images) </p>
Aug. 17, 2016

A view of competitors during the Men’s Decathlon 100m – Heat 1 on Day 12 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on August 17, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Matthias Hangst/Getty Images)

<p>Neymar of Brazil scores the opening goal during the Semi Final match between Brazil and Honduras at Maracana Stadium on August 17, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images) </p>
Neymar

Neymar of Brazil scores the opening goal during the Semi Final match between Brazil and Honduras at Maracana Stadium on August 17, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

<p>Claressa Maria Shields of the United States and Iaroslava Iakushina of Russia exchange blows during the Women’s Middleweight Quarterfinal on Day 12 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Riocentro – Pavilion 6 on August 17, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images) </p>
Women’s boxing

Claressa Maria Shields of the United States and Iaroslava Iakushina of Russia exchange blows during the Women’s Middleweight Quarterfinal on Day 12 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Riocentro – Pavilion 6 on August 17, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

<p>In this photo taken with slow shutter speed, Jelle van Gorkom of the Netherlands competes in the men’s seeding run at the Olympic BMX Center during the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2016. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin) </p>
BMX

In this photo taken with slow shutter speed, Jelle van Gorkom of the Netherlands competes in the men’s seeding run at the Olympic BMX Center during the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2016. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)

<p>Ashton Eaton of the United States competes in the Men’s Decathlon Long Jump on Day 12 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on August 17, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images) </p>
Ashton Eaton

Ashton Eaton of the United States competes in the Men’s Decathlon Long Jump on Day 12 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on August 17, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images)

<p>Ellen Hoog of Netherlands (R) celebrates after scoring the winning goal during the penalty shootout against Germany in the women’s hockey semifinals at the Olympic Hockey Center on August 17, 2016. (REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko) </p>
Hockey

Ellen Hoog of Netherlands (R) celebrates after scoring the winning goal during the penalty shootout against Germany in the women’s hockey semifinals at the Olympic Hockey Center on August 17, 2016. (REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko)

<p>Jon Schofield (bottom L) and Liam Heath (bottom R) of Great Britain compete in the Canoe Sprint Men’s Kayak Double 200m semifinal 1 during Day 12 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Lagoa Stadium on August 17, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images) </p>
Canoe Sprint

Jon Schofield (bottom L) and Liam Heath (bottom R) of Great Britain compete in the Canoe Sprint Men’s Kayak Double 200m semifinal 1 during Day 12 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Lagoa Stadium on August 17, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

<p>Phillipe Rozier of France rides Rahotep De Toscane during the Jumping Team Round 2 during Day 12 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Equestrian Centre on August 17, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images) </p>
Equestrian

Phillipe Rozier of France rides Rahotep De Toscane during the Jumping Team Round 2 during Day 12 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Equestrian Centre on August 17, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

<p>Italian players jump into the water before the start of the game against Russia in the women’s water polo semifinals on August 17, 2016. (REUTERS/Laszlo Balogh) </p>
Water Polo

Italian players jump into the water before the start of the game against Russia in the women’s water polo semifinals on August 17, 2016. (REUTERS/Laszlo Balogh)

<p>Ashton Eaton of the United States reacts during the Men’s Decathlon Shot Put on Day 12 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on August 17, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images) </p>
Decathlon

Ashton Eaton of the United States reacts during the Men’s Decathlon Shot Put on Day 12 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on August 17, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images)

<p>Lin Dan of China eyes the shuttlecock during play against Srikanth Kidambi of India in the men’s singles quarterfinals on August 17, 2016. (REUTERS/Mike Blake) </p>
Badminton

Lin Dan of China eyes the shuttlecock during play against Srikanth Kidambi of India in the men’s singles quarterfinals on August 17, 2016. (REUTERS/Mike Blake)

<p>Jackeline Renteria of Colombia and Yulia Ratkevich of Azerbaijan compete in the women’s freestyle (58kg) wrestling quarterfinal on August 17, 2016. (REUTERS/Toru Hanai) </p>
Wrestling

Jackeline Renteria of Colombia and Yulia Ratkevich of Azerbaijan compete in the women’s freestyle (58kg) wrestling quarterfinal on August 17, 2016. (REUTERS/Toru Hanai)

<p>Manuel Fernandez Saro of Spain rides U Watch during the Individual Jumping 3rd Qualifier during Day 12 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Equestrian Centre on August 17, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images) </p>
Equestrian

Manuel Fernandez Saro of Spain rides U Watch during the Individual Jumping 3rd Qualifier during Day 12 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Equestrian Centre on August 17, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

<p>Long Chen of China competes against Wan Ho Son of Korea during the Men’s Singles Quarterfinal Badminton match Day 12 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Riocentro – Pavilion 4 on August 17, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images) </p>
Badminton

Long Chen of China competes against Wan Ho Son of Korea during the Men’s Singles Quarterfinal Badminton match Day 12 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Riocentro – Pavilion 4 on August 17, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

<p>Yemane Haileselassie of Eritrea competes in the Men’s 3000m Steeplechase Final on Day 12 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on August 17, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images) </p>
Steeplechase

Yemane Haileselassie of Eritrea competes in the Men’s 3000m Steeplechase Final on Day 12 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on August 17, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

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