07/31/2012 05:06 pm ET

Olympics Faces That Deserve Medals Of Their Own (PHOTOS)

Between NBC's never-ending list of Olympic gaffes and the events we wish were really included, the 2012 London Olympics have already given us our fair share of laughs. But what about the athletes? Surely they have something funny to offer as well.

Which brings us to the real reason we're watching these international feats of strength and agility: the hilarious faces the athletes make mid-jump, mid-dive and mid-swing. Thanks to a mixture of high-speed photography, gravity and extreme determination, these young competitors provide us with more than just mind-blowing feats of athleticism. They also make us laugh.

Check out some of the funniest faces of the Olympics so far below and vote for your favorites.

Funniest Olympics Faces