Best bitter faces of the Olympics

Many Olympians let their facial expressions get the best of them after losing to their talented competitors. Here are some of the best bitter faces of the 2012 London Games. -- By Lauren Jones, Yahoo! Sports

alexander

U.S. gymnast Alexandra Raisman waits as results are being reassessed during the artistic gymnastics women's apparatus finals at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2012, in London. Raisman won the balance beam bronze after questioning her score when she initially finished fourth. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

Michael Phelps

United States' Michael Phelps waits to receive his silver medal for the men's 200-meter butterfly swimming final at the Aquatics Centre in the Olympic Park during the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, Tuesday, July 31, 2012. (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa De Olza)

Olympics Day 11 - Athletics

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 07: Lolo Jones of the United States looks on after competing in the Women's 100m Hurdles Semifinals on Day 11 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 7, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Olympics Day 9 - Gymnastics - Artistic

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 05: (L-R) Mc Kayla Maroney of the United States looks on as she is consoled by coach Yin Alvarez after she fell on a dismount while competing in the Artistic Gymnastics Women's Vault Final on Day 9 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at North Greenwich Arena on August 5, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

gabby

U.S. gymnast Gabrielle Douglas reacts in dejection after final results were declared for the balance beam during the artistic gymnastics women's apparatus finals at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

james

Australia's James Magnussen rests on the ropes after his second place finish in the men's 100-meter freestyle swimming final at the Aquatics Centre in the Olympic Park during the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2012. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Olympics Day 10 - Athletics

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 06: Elena Isinbaeva of Russia reacts as she loses her last attempt during the Women's Pole Vault event on Day 10 of the 2012 London Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on August 6, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Julia Vynokurova/Getty Images)

juan

Spain's Juan Mata looks down at the field after being defeated by Honduras at the end of the group D men's soccer match at St. James' Park, in Newcastle, England, during the London 2012 Summer Olympics, Sunday, July 29, 2012. (AP Photo/Scott Heppell)

Olympics Day 8 - Tennis

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 04: (L-R) Silver medalist Maria Sharapova of Russia, gold medalist Serena Williams of the United States and bronze medalist Victoria Azarenka of Belarus pose on the podium during the medal ceremony the Women's Singles Tennis on Day 8 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on August 4, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Olympics Day 2 - Swimming

LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 29: Emily Seebohm of Australia reacts after competing in the Women's 100m Backstroke heat 4 on Day 2 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre on July 29, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Adam Pretty/Getty Images)

catalina

Romania's gymnast Catalina Ponor gestures as U.S. gymnast Alexandra Raisman moves to perform on the beam during the artistic gymnastics women's apparatus finals at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2012, in London. Raisman won the balance beam bronze after questioning her score when she initially finished fourth, bumping Ponor off the medal ranking. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

marta

Marta Menegatti of Italy reacts at the end of a two set loss to the United States in a beach volleyball match at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Sunday, Aug. 5, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)

sui

Chinese gymnast Sui Lu is consoled by her coach during the artistic gymnastics women's apparatus finals for the balance beam at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

Olympics Day 6 - Swimming

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 02: Ryan Lochte of the United States looks on after winning silver in the Men's 200m Individual Medley final on Day 6 nof the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre on August 2, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Olympics Day 6 - Gymnastics - Artistic

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 02: Bronze medalist Aliya Mustafina of Russia, gold medalist Gabrielle Douglas of the United States and silver medalist Victoria Komova of Russia pose after the medal ceremony in the Artistic Gymnastics Women's Individual All-Around final on Day 6 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at North Greenwich Arena on August 2, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Olympics Day 9 - Tennis

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 05: Roger Federer of Switzerland reacts during the Men's Singles Tennis Gold Medal Match against Andy Murray of Great Britain on Day 9 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on August 5, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

Olympics Day 9 - Athletics

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 05: Tyson Gay of the United States looks on prior to the Men's 100m Semifinal on Day 9 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on August 5, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Olympics Day 10 - Athletics

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 06: Brigitte Foster-Hylton of Jamaica reacts after competing in the Women's 100m Hurdles heat on Day 10 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on August 6, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

Olympics Day 10 - Beach Volleyball

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 06: Jacob Gibb (foreground) and Sean Rosenthal of the United States hang their heads in dejection after they lost against Martins Plavins and Janis Smedins of Latvia during the Men's Beach Volleyball quarterfinal match between the United States and Latvia on Day 10 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Horse Guards Parade August 6, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)