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26 Photos Of Olympic Hopefuls Realizing They're Going To London

This is the kind of joy that only a life-defining achievement can bring.

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Dee Dee Trotter celebrates after finishing second in the women's 400 meter dash final during Day Three of the 2012 U.S. Olympic Track & Field Team Trials at Hayward Field on June 24, 2012 in Eugene, Oregon.

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U.S. sprinter Justin Gatlin celebrates as he crosses the finish line to win the men's 100m at the U.S. Olympic athletics trials in Eugene, Oregon June 24, 2012. Tyson Gay finished second and Ryan Bailey was third.

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U.S. runner Justin Gatlin hands his son Jace a U.S. flag as he celebrates after winning the men's 100 meter dash during the U.S. Olympic Athletic Trials in Eugene, Oregon June 24, 2012.

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Andrew Osagie of Great Britain celebrates victory in the Men's 800 Metres Final during day three of the Aviva 2012 UK Olympic Trials and Championship at Alexander Stadium on June 24, 2012 in Birmingham, England.

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Holly Bleasdale of Great Britain celebrates setting a new British record in the Women's Pole Vault Final during day three of the Aviva 2012 UK Olympic Trials and Championship at Alexander Stadium on June 24, 2012 in Birmingham, England.

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Laura Weightman of Great Britain celebrates victory in the Women's 1500 Metres Final during day three of the Aviva 2012 UK Olympic Trials and Championship at Alexander Stadium on June 24, 2012 in Birmingham, England.

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James Ellington of Great Britain celebrates winning the Men's 200 Metres Final during day three of the Aviva 2012 UK Olympic Trials and Championship at Alexander Stadium on June 24, 2012 in Birmingham, England.

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Ross Millington of Great Britain celebrates winning the Men's 5000 Metres Final during day three of the Aviva 2012 UK Olympic Trials and Championship at Alexander Stadium on June 24, 2012 in Birmingham, England.

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Kellie Wells celebrates after qualifying for the Olympics by coming in second in the women's 100 meter hurdles final during Day Two of the 2012 U.S. Olympic Track & Field Team Trials at Hayward Field on June 23, 2012 in Eugene, Oregon.

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Kellie Wells (R) celebrates after finishing second in the women's 100 meter hurdles final in a time of 12.77 at the U.S. Olympic athletics trials in Eugene, Oregon, June 23, 2012.

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Dawn Harper celebrates after qualifying for the Olympics by winning the women's 100 meter hurdles final during Day Two of the 2012 U.S. Olympic Track & Field Team Trials at Hayward Field on June 23, 2012 in Eugene, Oregon.

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Dwain Chambers of Great Britain celebrates winning the Men's 100 Metres Final during day two of the Aviva 2012 UK Olympic Trials and Championship at Alexander Stadium on June 23, 2012 in Birmingham, England.

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Luke Gunn of Great Britain celebrates victory in the Men's 3000 Metre Steeplechase Final during day two of the Aviva 2012 UK Olympic Trials and Championship at Alexander Stadium on June 23, 2012 in Birmingham, England.

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Connor Fields #11 celebrates after winning the Main Event ahead of Corben Sharrah #24 durng the U.S. Olympic Trials for BMX, at the U.S. Olympic Training Center on June 16, 2012 in Chula Vista, California. Fields won the event to win the second spot on the 2012 US Olympic Team.

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Silas Stafford celebrates after racing to victory in the mens 2 rowing to qualify for a spot on the U.S. Olympic Rowing team during trials at Lake Mercer in West Windsor, New Jersey June 14, 2012.