Gemma Gibbons aunt Karen said she "couldn't be prouder" after watching her win the a silver medal in the women's under 78kg judo. Karen said her sister, Gemma's mum, started her career by starting her in lessons when she was just six.
Her boyfriend Euon Burton, a judo athlete who was defeated in the second round of the men's 81 kg competition, said he was so delighted "by how she smashed it" today.
He said the margin between her and Kayla Harrison was so small she could have become an Olympic champion, but that she was still a champion "in our eyes and hearts."
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