Louisa Sawers, Angela Hannah, Rachel Cawthorn and Jess Walker of Great Britain compete in the women's kayak four 500m Sprint semi-final

In pictures: London 2012 on Day 10

AUGUST Louisa Sawers, Angela Hannah, Rachel Cawthorn and Jess Walker of Great Britain compete in the Women's Kayak Four Sprint semifinal on Day 10 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Eton Dorney on August 2012 in Windsor, England.

Tim Baillie of Great Britain and his team mate Etienne Stott compete in the mens`s Canoe Double (C2) semi finale on Day 6 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Lee Valley White Water Centre

Tim Baillie of Great Britain and his team mate Etienne Stott compete in the mens`s Canoe Double semi finale on Day 6 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Lee Valley White Water Centre

The teams of Great Britain and Belarus compete in the Women's Kayak Four (K4) 500m Sprint final  The teams of Great Britain and Belarus compete in the Women's Kayak Four (K4) 500m Sprint final during the Canoe Sprint on Day 12 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Eton Dorney

The teams of Great Britain and Belarus compete in the Women's Kayak Four Sprint final during the Canoe Sprint on Day 12 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Eton Dorney

David Florence (right) of Great Britain and his team mate Richard Hounslow react after competing in the Mens`s Canoe Double (C2) finale on Day 6 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Lee Valley White Water Centre on August 2, 2012 in London, England. Florence and Hounslow won the silver in the event, as fellow Brits Tim Baillie and Etienne Stott took the gold.    Credit: Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images

Olympics: The thrill and the agony

David Florence (right) of Great Britain and his team mate Richard Hounslow react after competing in the Mens`s Canoe Double (C2) finale on Day 6 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Lee Valley White Water Centre on August 2, 2012 in London, England. Florence and Hounslow won the silver in the event, as fellow Brits Tim Baillie and Etienne Stott took the gold. Credit: Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images

Great Britain defeats 3 time defending gold medalists to go 1, 2 in white water canoeing. The team and their coaches dove into the water to celebrate

Team GB's Olympic medal celebrations - in pictures

Team GB's Etienne Stott can barely contain his joy after winning gold in the men's canoe double with partner Tim Baillie. Great Britain took gold and silver after Richard Hounslow and David Florence finished second.

Team GB's Etienne Stott can barely contain his joy after winning gold in the men's canoe double with partner Tim Baillie. Great Britain took gold and silver after Richard Hounslow and David Florence finished second.

Stott and Baillie head GB one-two - London 2012 Olympics

Tim Baillie and Etienne Stott of Great Britain win gold in the men's canoe double on day Britain also claimed silver - London 2012 Olympics

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 11: David Florence of Great Britain and Richard Hounslow of Great Britain on their way to cross the finish line during the Men's Canoe Double (C2) Final on Day 6 of the Rio 2016 Olympics at Whitewater Stadium on August 11, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 11: David Florence of Great Britain and Richard Hounslow of Great Britain on their way to cross the finish line during the Men's Canoe Double (C2) Final on Day 6 of the Rio 2016 Olympics at Whitewater Stadium on August 11, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

London 2012 Olympics - David Florence : Great Britain & N. Ireland, Canoe Slalom

London 2012 Olympics - David Florence : Great Britain & N.

David Florence (L) of Great Britain and his team mate Richard Hounslow compete in the mens's Canoe Double.#Olympics Olympics

David Florence (L) of Great Britain and his team mate Richard Hounslow compete in the mens's Canoe Double.

Great Britain's Tim Baillie and Etienne Scott compete in the men's Canoe Double Slalom

Great Britain's Tim Baillie and Etienne Scott compete in the men's Canoe Double Slalom

David Florence and Richard Hounslow of Great Britain win silver at Rio 2016 for…

David Florence and Richard Hounslow claim Rio 2016 silver in canoe slalom

David Florence said his second consecutive Olympic team silver with Richard Hounslow helped him to get over his solo disappointment in Brazil

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Team GB - Tim Baillie and Etienne Stott on route to winning the men's canoe double.

Gold medal winners Tim Baillie (L) of Great Britain and his team mate Etienne Stott compete in the Mens`s Canoe Double (C2) semi finale. Photograph: Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images

London 2012 Olympics: Thursday 2 August - live picture blog

Tim Baillie and Etienne Stott compete in the mens`s canoe double semi final at London 2012

https://flic.kr/p/cDJ4Mj | The Lights of London | To download the full resolution (including a wider view) go to: <a href="http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/IOTD/view.php?id=78674&src=flickr" rel="nofollow">earthobservatory.nasa.gov/IOTD/view.php?id=78674&src=...</a>  Billions of people will see London through many different filters and lenses during the 2012 Olympic Games and Paralympic Games. None of those views will look quite like this one from the Suomi National Polar-orbiting…

https://flic.kr/p/cDJ4Mj | The Lights of London | To download the full resolution (including a wider view) go to: <a href="http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/IOTD/view.php?id=78674&src=flickr" rel="nofollow">earthobservatory.nasa.gov/IOTD/view.php?id=78674&src=...</a> Billions of people will see London through many different filters and lenses during the 2012 Olympic Games and Paralympic Games. None of those views will look quite like this one from the Suomi National Polar-orbiting…

Great Britain followed up a spectacular Day 5 with another beauty on Day 6. In total, they collected six medals—three golds and three silvers.  The men's cycling won gold in the team sprint over France and Germany—breaking the world record in the process (via Sky Sports).

2012 Olympics Results: Winners and Losers from Day 6

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