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London Olympics day nine

Team GB will today be hoping to add to the 14 gold medals the hosts have already won during the Olympics. Britain currently lie in third position in the medal table.

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Team GB take silver and bronze in Olympic pommel horse

Gymnast Louis Smith has won silver in the Olympic pommel horse final on a tie-break with gold medallist Krisztian Berki whilst fellow Briton Max Whitlock claimed bronze.

Great Britain's Louis Smith competes in the Men's Pommel Horse Final, Credit: Press Association

Smith stepped up for his routine to thunderous applause from the home crowd and matched Berki's score, but lost out on claiming Britain's first Olympic gymnastics gold medal due to a lower execution score.

Whitlock finished in bronze medal position after scoring 15.600 with his routine.

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