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President Obama

By WimdeVos  
Barack Obama's personal plea backing Chicago's 2016 Olympic bid backfired when the city was eliminated in the first round of voting.
The snub was seen as a slap in the face for the President who hoped his last-minute decision to fly to Denmark, where the vote was being held, would close the deal.
Organisers last night announced Rio de Janeiro as the winning city.

Tags: Photo journalism Usa Olympics America Copenhagen Denmark President Olympic President obama Obama Landscape and travel Portraits and people

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29 May 2010 12:29PM
outstanding photo. love how you managed to capture Mr. O sharp on the screen, but the passer-by with motion blur.

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Strobe 9 1.3k United States
29 May 2010 2:47PM
I like this the seeming like a carpet yet not leading to Obama
mrswoolybill Plus
9 985 1500 United Kingdom
29 May 2010 3:36PM
The President as silent, ironical observer. Love this.

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