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In pictures: London 2012, Day 14

Mullingar got a day in the Olympic sun and there were some low-blows in the taekwondo.

Team Ireland boxer John Joe Nevin’s cousin, Davy Nevin, celebrates beside the Joe Dolan statue in Mullingar. (©INPHO/James Crombie)

Tajikistan’s Farkhod Negmatov fights Britain’s Lutalo Muhammad (in red) during their taekwondo bout. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

Great Britain’s Crista Cullen celebrates her goal in her team’s 3-1 Bronze Medal win over New Zealand. (Owen Humphreys/PA Wire)

Team Ireland coaches Billy Walsh and Zaur Anita celebrate after Ireland’s John Joe Nevin wins his semi-final bout. (©INPHO/Dan Sheridan)

The Women’s BMX semi-final. (EMPICS Sport)

Brazil’s Esquiva Falcao Florentino celebrates leaving the ring after beating Great Britain’s Anthony Ogogo in their Men’s Boxing Middle-Weight 75kg fight. (Julien Behal/PA Wire)

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Francesca Jones of GB competes in the Rhythmic Gymnastic qualifiers. (Anthony Devlin/PA Wire)

Men’s 10km Swimming Marathon competitors get underway. (Andrew Milligan/PA Wire)

GB’s Liam Heath and Jon Schofield compete in the Men’s Kayak Double at Eton Dorney. (Adam Davy/PA Wire)

Great Britain’s captain Kate Walsh (left) in tears with Helen Richardson after winning the Bronze Medal match at the Hockey Centre in the Olympic Park, London. (Rebecca Naden/PA Wire)

Bulgaria’s Todor Aleksiev (15), Teodor Todorov (14), and Todor Skrimov (7) react after their team lost to Russia 3-1 during the men’s volleyball semi-final. (AP Photo/Chris O’Meara)

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