With the final medal given out, this wraps up the contribution from the sports staff on our live blog. But don’t leave this url! Melissa Bell will be taking over and Style will join in at 7 p.m. for the Closing Ceremonies.
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When Usain Bolt won gold and broke the world record in the 200 meters in Beijing, he called what would become his signature stance ‘To the World.’ Following a repeat victory in the 200 on Thursday, the world (or the Twitterverse, at least) responded by striking the ‘lightning’ pose in his honor.
Check out some of the best Instagram and Twitpics capturing the ‘lightning’ over at Style Blog.
Spain’s Queen Sofia, that is. She, along with Crown Prince Felipe and his wife Letizia, are at North Greenwich Arena watching the men’s basketball semifinal between Spain and Russia.