SI needs your help picking the Most Inspirational Athlete of the Year. The winner, as chosen by fans, will be featured in the December 17 issue of Sports Illustrated. Will it be Oscar Pistorius, the first double-amputee sprinter to compete at the Olympics? Or Jeremy Lin, who went from last player on the bench to worldwide sensation? Cast your vote today. (Simon Bruty/SI)
CAST YOUR VOTE: Choose the Most Inspirational Athlete of the Year

SI needs your help picking the Most Inspirational Athlete of the Year. The winner, as chosen by fans, will be featured in the December 17 issue of Sports Illustrated. Will it be Oscar Pistorius, the first double-amputee sprinter to compete at the Olympics? Or Jeremy Lin, who went from last player on the bench to worldwide sensation? Cast your vote today. (Simon Bruty/SI)

CAST YOUR VOTE: Choose the Most Inspirational Athlete of the Year

Poland and South Africa compete in men’s beach volleyball at the Horse Guards Parade on Wednesday. The Polish team of Mariusz Prudel and Grzegorz Fijalek, who beat Americans Jacob Gibb and Sean Rosenthal on Monday, breezed to a 2-0 victory over South Africans Freedom Chiya and Grant Goldschmidt. (Laura Heald/SI)
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Poland and South Africa compete in men’s beach volleyball at the Horse Guards Parade on Wednesday. The Polish team of Mariusz Prudel and Grzegorz Fijalek, who beat Americans Jacob Gibb and Sean Rosenthal on Monday, breezed to a 2-0 victory over South Africans Freedom Chiya and Grant Goldschmidt. (Laura Heald/SI)

SI STAFF: Follow SI on Instagram for the latest pics from London 
GALLERY: London 2012 Olympic Games: Day 4 | Day 3 | Day 2 | Day 1