Britain's Gemma Gibbons kisses her silver medal after an emotional day which culminated in her being beaten by American Kayla Harrison in the final - she is the first Briton to reach a judo final in 12 years.
London-born Judoka Gemma Gibbons (blue) has become Great Britain's first Olympic judo medallist for 12 years, winning silver in the final of the women's competition. She was beaten by American Kayla Harrison in the gold medal match.
Gemma Gibbons has become Great Britain's first Olympic judo medallist for 12 years, despite losing her gold medal match to American Kayla Harrison. The London-born judoka had to settle for silver as Harrison landed two yuko scores in the final.