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The most painful Olympic moments
Nick Pearson, ninemsn
10:30 AEST Mon Aug 13 2012

The Olympics may play host to the best displays of sporting prowess in the world, but just because they are the best athletes does not mean they are always at their best.

There are the gold medal performances that inspire us all, but there are also the unfortunate failures.

The biggest flop quite literally belonged to German diver Stephan Feck, who scored a perfect zero after bungling a jump and landing on his back.

Elsewhere in London, weightlifters buckled under the heavy loads, BMX riders came a cropper and runners tripped over their feet.

Watch the video above for the most memorable mistakes of the London Games.

Look back: Daily Olympic highlights

Author: Nick Pearson, Approving editor: Henri Paget

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Opening Ceremony
Archery
Athletics
Badminton
Basketball
Beach Volleyball
Boxing
BMX
Cycling
Diving
Equestrian
Fencing
Football
Gymnastics
Handball
Hockey
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Rowing/Canoe/Kayak
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