PICTURES: Egyptians Celebrate First Free And Fair Elections

Baited breath of thousands: Cairo extends into the distance behind Tahrir Square, packed with Morsy supporters as they await confirmation that their man has won

Baited breath of thousands: Cairo extends into the distance behind Tahrir Square, packed with Morsy supporters as they await confirmation that their man has won

Overwhelmed: Three pro-Morsy voters embrace after hearing of their party's long-awaiting win at the polls

Overwhelmed: Three pro-Morsy voters embrace after hearing of their party's long-awaiting win at the polls

Welcoming change: One of the Morsy faithful rises above the crowd in Tahrir Square, which was at the heart of the Arab nation's uprising last year

Welcoming change: One of the Morsy faithful rises above the crowd in Tahrir Square, which was at the heart of the Arab nation's uprising last year

It's official: Farouq Sultan, head of Egypt's elections presidential committee, announces the results during a televised press conference today

It's official: Farouq Sultan, head of Egypt's elections presidential committee, announces the results during a televised press conference today

Triumphant: Women loyal to the Muslim Brotherhood roar in approval following the announcement

Triumphant: Women loyal to the Muslim Brotherhood roar in approval following the announcement

National pride: A Muslim Brotherhood supporter waves the Egyptian flag as he rides on the bonnet of a taxi through Cairo

National pride: A Muslim Brotherhood supporter waves the Egyptian flag as he rides on the bonnet of a taxi through Cairo

Fresh start: The square erupts in a riot of red, white and black as word of the official results filters through

Fresh start: The square erupts in a riot of red, white and black as word of the official results filters through

Bitter defeat: Meanwhile, a supporter of Ahmed Shafiq presses a photograph of the losing candidate to her mouth

Bitter defeat: Meanwhile, a supporter of Ahmed Shafiq presses a photograph of the losing candidate to her mouth

Two women in Cairo react to the news that Morsy has beaten Shafik in the historic election

Two women in Cairo react to the news that Morsy has beaten Shafik in the historic election

Sickened: A woman in Cairo clutches her stomach in anguish after learning of Shafik's loss

Sickened: A woman in Cairo clutches her stomach in anguish after learning of Shafik's loss

Morsi becomes the 5th President of one of the most powerful Arab Nations, Egypt

Morsi becomes the 5th President of one of the most powerful Arab Nations, Egypt

Let down: Supporters from the pro-Shafik camp hear the results as one buries his head in his hands

Let down: Supporters from the pro-Shafik camp hear the results as one buries his head in his hands

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