Great Britain's judo athletes of past and present have tweeted their joy at Gemma Gibbons getting through to the semi-finals of the Olympics:
Gemma Gibbons @gemma_gibbons in the semi final. I'm eating throat sweet from shouting! Come on Gemma the medal is there!
Sir Chris Hoy rode to glory as he took an historic fifth Olympic title on a golden day for Britain.
Despite having no passport and no country, a marathon runner who fled to avoid a Sudanese child labour camp will run at the Olympics.
Chris Hoy and Victoria Pendleton will try and keep up the cycling winning streak, with Rebecca Adlington defending her 800m Beijing title