Photojournalism of the Week: Olympics Edition

South Korea's Choi competes against Egypt's Abouelkassem during their men's individual foil semifinal fencing match at the ExCel venue at the London 2012 Olympic Games
This multiple exposure image shows South Korea's Choi Byungchul (R) competing against Egypt's Alaaeldin Abouelkassem during their men's individual foil semifinal fencing match at the ExCel venue. Abouelkassem would go on to win the silver metal. Max Rossi is an Italian-based Reuters photographer covering the Olympic Games.Max Rossi/Reuters
Britain's Peter Waterfield and Tom Daley perform a dive in the men's synchronised 10m platform final during the London 2012 Olympic Games
Britain's Peter Waterfield (L) and Tom Daley perform a dive in the men's synchronized 10m platform final during the London 2012 Olympic Games. Tim Wimborne runs Reuters' picture operations in Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific. See more of his work over on the Reuters blog and check out his image from last week's Photojournalism of the Week gallery here.Tim Wimborne/Reuters
South Korea's Jaehyouk Sa shouts after getting injured on the men's 77Kg Group A weightlifting competition at the ExCel venue at the London 2012 Olympic Games
South Korea's Jaehyouk Sa shouts after injuring his arm during the men's 77Kg Group A weightlifting competition. Grigory Dukor is a Reuters staff photographer covering the 2012 Olympic Games.Grigory Dukor/Reuters
Brazil's Ricardo Santos sails before the first race of the men's RS-X sailing class at the London 2012 Olympic Games
Brazil's Ricardo Santos sails before the first race of the men's RS-X sailing class at the London 2012 Olympic Games. Pascal Lauener is a Reuters photographer covering sailing events specifically for the 2012 Games. Read more about the challenges of shooting such a sport on the Reuters blog.Pascal Lauener/Reuters
Michael Phelps of the U.S. holds his 19th Olympic medal presented to him in the men's 4x200m freestyle relay victory ceremony during the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre
Michael Phelps of the U.S. holds his 19th Olympic medal presented to him in the men's 4x200m freestyle relay victory ceremony. Michael Dalder is a Reuters photographer covering all of the swimming events at the 2012 London Olympics.Michael Dalder/Reuters
Italy's Vezzali reacts after defeating South Korea's Nam during their women's Individual Foil bronze medal fencing competition at the ExCel venue at the London 2012 Olympic Games
Italy's Valentina Vezzali celebrates defeating South Korea's Nam Hyun Hee during their women's Individual Foil bronze medal fencing competition. Max Rossi is an Italian-based Reuters photographer covering the Olympic Games. He has been shooting for the agency since 2003 and his work mainly concentrates on sports photography.Max Rossi/Reuters
Ireland's Nevin fights against Kazakhstan's Abutalipov in their Men's Bantam (56kg) Round of 16 boxing match during the London 2012 Olympic Games
Ireland's John Joe Nevin (R) fights against Kazakhstan's Knat Abutalipov in their Men's Bantam boxing match during the London 2012 Olympics. Murad Sezer is Reuters' chief photographer for Turkey. In 2005 he was part of an Associated Press team that won a Pulitzer Prize in Breaking News Photography for their coverage of the War in Iraq. Check out more of his work on Lightstalkers.Murad Sezer/Reuters
Team USA celebrate winning the gold medal at the victory ceremony after the women's eight finals rowing event during the London 2012 Olympic Games at Eton Dorney
Team USA celebrates winning the gold medal at the victory ceremony for the women's eight rowing event by tossing a teammate into the water. Mark Blinch is a Canada-based photographer covering the Olympics for Reuters. See more of his work on his Website, his blog and in our past Images of the Week gallery.Mark Blinch/Reuters
Mexico's Aida Roman shoots as she is seen on a large screen during the women's individual archery final at the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Lord's Cricket Ground
Mexico's Aida Roman competes as she is seen on a large screen during the women's individual archery final. Suhaib Salem is a Reuters photographer covering the 2012 Olympics. However, right up until the start of the Games, he was covering the presidential elections in Egypt.Suhaib Salem/Reuters
South Korea's Jinsun Jung celebrates his victory against Seth Kelsey of the U.S. at the end of their men's epee individual bronze medal fencing match at the London 2012 Olympic Games
South Korea's Jinsun Jung celebrates his victory against Seth Kelsey of the U.S. at the end of their men's epee individual bronze medal fencing match. Fabrizio Bensch is a German-based photojournalist who began his career in 1989 when the Berlin Wall first came down. He has been working with Reuters since 2002. See more of his work on his personal site.Fabrizio Bensch/Reuters
A Femen movement protestor is detained by police officers in London during a naked protest about Islamic states taking part in the Olympics
A Femen movement protestor is detained by police officers during a naked protest outside the 2012 Olympics Games. Paul Hackett is a British-based photojournalist covering the Olympic Games for Reuters. See more of his work on his Website.Paul Hackett/Reuters

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