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Judo women 70 - 78kg (half-heavyweight)

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France and Britain locked in combat

London 2012 - Audrey Tcheumeo of France and Team GB's Gemma Gibbons crash to the floor during their -78kg judo semifinal.
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Who is more surprised?

London 2012 - Audrey Tcheumeo of France is stunned after being knocked out of the women's -78kg judo semi-final by Team GB's Gemma Gibbons, who seems even more overwhelmed to have won.
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Go Gemma go

London 2012 - Gemma Gibbons of Team GB's team watch anxiously as she progresses to the final of the -78kg women's judo contest.
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Grasping for a win

London 2012 - Audrey Tcheumeo of France and Team GB's Gemma Gibbons during their -78kg judo semifinal.
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Devastation in defeat

London 2012 - words of consolation for Audrey Tcheumeo of France after she's knocked out of the women's -78kg judo by Gemma Gibbons of Team GB.
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Brazilliant!

London 2012 - Brazil's Mayra Aguiar can't contain her delight at taking bronze in the women's -78kg judo contest.
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Through to the final

London 2012 - Gemma Gibbons of Great Britain punches the air as she triumphs over Audrey Tcheumeo of France in the -78kg judo semifinal.
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Verkerk v Ogata

Marhinde Verkerk of the Netherlands and Akari Ogata of Japan square up during their -78kg women's judo quarterfinal, won by Verkerk.
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Mayra heads for the mat

London 2012 - Mayra Aguiar of Brazil (white) is thrown by Team USA's Kyla Harrison in the women's -78kg judo competition. Harrison won gold while Aguiar took bronze.
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The woman in white

London 2012 - a judge signals the victor in the women's -78kg competition.
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Over, under, sideways down

London 2012 - a spectacular shot of the -78kg tie between judokas Abigel Joo of Hungary and Polish opponent Daria Pogorzelec.
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Joo have me beaten

London 2012 - Abigel Joo of Hungary floors Polish opponent Daria Pogorzelec to go through to the -78kg women's judo bronze medal final.
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That golden moment

London 2012 - Team USA's Kayla Harrison celebrates winning gold in the women's -78kg judo competition at the ExCel.
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British steel

London 2012 - Gemma Gibbons of Britain gets the better of Team USA's Kayla Harrison in the final of the women's -78kg judo at the ExCel.
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Downing Street comes to the ExCel

London 2012 - British Prime Minister David Cameron watches Team GB's Gemma Gibbons in action in the women's -78kg judo.
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Tears of a medallist

London 2012 - Gemma Gibbons of Team GB is overcome with emotion after winning a silver medal in the women's -78kg judo.
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Tears of a champion

London 2012 - Kayla Harrison is overjoyed to win gold in the women's -78kg judo competition.
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Star in Stripes

London 2012 - Olympic judo champion Kayla Harrison wraps herself in the United States flag after taking gold in the women's -78kg competition.
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