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Bronze medallist Great Britain’s Sally Conway celebrates on the podium of the women’s -70kg judo contest of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro on August 10, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / Toshifumi KITAMURATOSHIFUMI KITAMURA/AFP/Getty Images

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Gemma Gibbons (in the blue) become Great Britain's first Olympic judo (Women's 78Kg) medallist for 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.

In This Photo:   Gemma Gibbons,   Kayla Harrison  Kayla Harrison of the United States (white) and Gemma Gibbons of Great Britain compete in the Women's -78 kg Judo on Day 6 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at ExCeL on August 2, 2012 in London, England.        (document.write(LocalTime.getMDY('August 01, 2012 16:00'));August 1, 20122012-08-01 16:00:00 - Source: Laurence Griffiths/Getty

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Judo Women's Kayla Harrison (USA) wins Olympic gold over Gemma Gibbons (GBR)

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.

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Gemma Gibbons wins Silver. Team GB's first Olympic judo medal in 12 years.

London-born judoka Gemma Gibbons wonsilver in the final. The world number 33 is now Great Britain's first Judo medalist in 12 years.

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American Kayla Harrison celebrates after winning the women's judo 78-kg division during the first week of the London Olympics. (Laurence Griffiths / Getty Images / August 2, 2012)

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Kayla Harrison wins women's Olympic judo gold, U.' first-ever gold in sport - CBS News

Kayla Harrison Captures 1st-Ever USA Olympic Women's Judo Gold Medal: Forms of judo have been contested in the Summer Olympics since 1964, and women have competed since 1992, but no American had ever managed to capture a gold medal. That is no longer the case, however, as Kayla Harrison defeated Great Britain's Gemma Gibbons 2-0 in the women's half heavyweight final to take gold on Thursday. Harrison won gold at the World Championships in 2010, so she was certainly among the...

Kayla Harrison Captures 1st-Ever USA Olympic Women's Judo Gold Medal

Kayla Harrison wins first american judo gold, ever-Getty- she also struggled thru sexual abuse from her first judo coach with the help of her second coach, olympic bronze medal winner Ronda Rousey

Only just casually met  Team GB: Judo Athlete Ashley McKenzie #Instagram #olympics

Only just casually met Team GB: Judo Athlete Ashley McKenzie

London 2012 Olympics - Gemma Gibbons : Great Britain & N. Ireland, Judo

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