Photos from Day 2

By Michael Collins

Day 2 was another spectacular day. Day 1 was the best swimming day in Aussie history. Tonight the Americans showed their superiority with 1-2 finishes in the 400 Free and 400 IM. Here are some shots.

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Neil Walker has a slight lead at the 65m mark in the heats of the 100 Back.

Ian Thorpe in his usual position - out front.

Megan Quann of the USA is a contender to win the 100 Breast.

The Olympic Flame burns bright in Sydney, even during the day.

Gutsy Erik Vendt of the USA won his heat in the prelims of the 400 IM, and then moved up from fifth seeded to take the silver medal behind the phenominal performance of Tom Dolan. Americans 1-2 in the 400 IM!!!

Ian Thorpe seems to be playing with the competition as he pulls away with his flawless form.

The streets in Olympic park are packed with people in a party atmosphere.

Lenny Krayzelburg at the start of the 100 Back in semi-finals. Still wearing a regular suit and no cap.

Curtis Myden, from Canada, and an Italian battle for the Bronze. Myden took it.

Josh Davis has been swimming extremely well. Here is is on his way to winning his heat in the 200 Free.

BJ Bedford has a good start in the 100 Back.

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