25 Olympic hugs and kisses (30 images)

With the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London fast approaching we look back in this collection on 25 memorable olympic moments featuring champions embracing in victory.
Updated: June 29, 2012 at 12:59 PM
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Great Wall of China protester Sam Price 32-years-old is smothered in hugs by his mother Caroline after arriving from Hong Kong on Cathay flight 838 at Vancouver International Airport, Richmond, British Columbia, August 9, 2007. "Students for a Free Tibet" protester Sam Price 32-years-old with fellow Vancouver protester Melanie Raoul who arrived earlier and four other protesters from the USA and UK unfurled a 350-square-foot banner reading "One World, One Dream, Free Tibet 2008" from the the Great Wall of China on the eve of countdown celebrations for one year to the start of the 2008 Beijing Olympics. They were all detained by Chinese authorities for about 48 hours before being expelled. (UPI Photo/Heinz Ruckemann)
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