At the opening ceremony for the London 2012 Olympics, all the athletes from around the globe did exactly what you would do if you were thrust onto the world stage: take as many pictures and videos as you can and throw out so many not-humble-at-all brags that you wind up in Twitter jail. The former didn't happen, but the Olympic athletes prepared with smartphones and cameras to capture the moment. BuzzFeed put together a great gallery of the athletes playing paparazzi for the day. 

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