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 -78kg final.
In Rio Olympics, The Great Britain has secured second place in the Olympic medal table at the Rio Games. The Britain has become the first ever nation to better their medal haul at a Game that immediately follows a home Olympics.
Sally Conway, Natalie Powell, Alice Schlesinger, Nekoda Smythe-Davis, Ashley McKenzie and Colin Oates of Great Britain pose for a picture during an announcement of judo athletes named in Team GB for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at British Judo Centre of Excellence on June 16, 2016 in Walsall, England.
On the podium: Karina Bryant celebrates with her bronze medal in women's 78kg judo in the ExCel Arena today, just 24 hours after colleague Gemma Gibbons ended Britain's 12-year wait for an Olympic judo medal
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Kayla Harrison of the United States celebrates after winning her match against Gemma Gibbons of Great Britain for the United States’ first Olympic gold medal in judo during the women’s 78-kg judo competition.