Samantha Murray wins silver in the modern pentathlon to take Team GB's medal tally to 65 at London 2012 Olympics
Amid such a fiesta of British medals, it seemed a little remiss if one of this country’s most lucrative Olympic sports had not chipped in too. Samantha Murray won Britain’s 65th and final medal of the London 2012 Olympic Games in thrilling circumstances, producing a stirring run to claim silver.
Rio Olympics 2016: Great Britain miss out on medal as Australian win modern pentathlon
Australia's Chloe Esposito won Olympic gold in the modern pentathlon as Great Britain failed to land a medal for the first time since the women's event was introduced in 2000. Esposito won with 1,372 points ahead of France's Elodie Clouvel (1,356) and Poland's Oktawia Nowacka (1,349). Kate French was GB's highest-placed finisher in sixth place with 1,331.