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Olympic rings fireworks over the National Stadium during the closing ceremonies of the Beijing Olympics.
Performers during the closing ceremonies.
From left, silver medalist from Morocco Jaouad Gharib, Kenya's Samuel Kamau Wanjiru who won gold, and bronze medalist from Ethiopia, Tsegay Kebede, receive their medals for the men's marathon during the closing ceremonies.
Athletes converge in the stadium
A double-decker bus comes into the National Stadium, signaling the 2012 Olympics in London.
Inside the bus: Led Zeppelin's Jimmy Page and singer Leona Lewis, who sang A Whole Lotta Love.
Also in the bus: David Beckham, who kicked a soccer ball into the crowd.
A finale of performers and fireworks, with the torch cauldron.
Michael Phelps was in London for the handover ceremony.
A performer leaves the National Stadium after the closing ceremonies.
Fireworks light up Beijing during the closing ceremonies.