Shush, for we have no more need for words. Let us instead speak through through the foot arch of the runner, the flexing calves of the field hockey player and the encompassing reach of the b-baller. Let us speak through Olympic Thighlights.

Alex Sandro of Brazil (L) and Ji Dongwon of Korea (R), Soccer

Andrew Turner of Great Britain (L) and Selim Nurudeen of Nigeria (R), Men's 110m Hurdles

Men's Triathlon

Behdad Salimikordasiabi, Iran, Men's +105kg Weightlifting

Eva de Goede of Netherlands (L) and Gemma Flynn of New Zealand (R), Women's Hockey

Gojko Pijetlovic, Serbia, Men's Water Polo

Hirokatsu Tayama, Japan, Men's Triathlon

Isabelle Sambou of Senegal (red) and Carol Huynh of Canada (blue), Women's Freestyle 48 kg Wrestling

Jorge Y Fernandez, Cuba, Men's Discus Throw

Juliana Silva, Brazil, Women's Beach Volleyball

LeBron James, USA, Men's Basketball.

Kerri Walsh Jennings, USA, Women's Beach Volleyball

Milos Scepanovic (L) and Aleksandar Ivovic (R), Montenegro, Men's Water Polo

Sally Pearson, Australia, Women's 100m Hurdles Final

Peter Burling (L) and Blair Tuke (R), New Zealand, Men's 49er Sailing

Reinder Nummerdor, Netherlands, Men's Beach Volleyball

Rich Fellers and Flexible, USA Individual Jumping Equestrian

Andrew Selby of Great Britain (L) and Robeisy Ramirez Carrazana of Cuba (R), Men's Fly (52kg) Boxing

Stacie Powell, Great Britain, Women's 10m Platform Diving

Swin Cash, USA, Women's Basketball

Kellie Wells, USA, Women's 100m Hurdles