Slideshow: 15 Unforgettable Images of Asian Olympians at London 2012

The torch has been put out, the athletes have left and the baton has been passed on to the next host. But the London 2012 games will live on through the thousands and thousands of photographs taken over 16 days.

After combing through more images that we can accurately keep track of, here are 15 iconic, gravity-defying and emotional Asian images from the London Olympics.

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Tahiat Mahboob is Asia Society's Senior Multimedia Producer. She grew up in Bangladesh, worked at New York Fashion Week and taught at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.