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Sarah Shaffi, Olympics editor (news)
Monday, August 13, 2012
A triumphant Mo Farah celebrated with Usain Bolt on day 15 of the Olympics as both men added another gold medal to their collection.
British distance runner Farah won the men’s 5,000m race, adding to the gold medal he won earlier in the Games for the 10,000m.
And Bolt received his third gold of the Games when he and Jamaican teammates Nesta Carter, Michael Frater and Yohan Blake won the men’s 4x100m relay in a new world record time.
Farah and Bolt celebrated by impersonating each other’s signature moves - Mo doing the lightning bolt with Bolt recreating the Mobot.
There was also success for Team GB in the diving pool, as Tom Daley won bronze in the men’s 10m dive. He had to retake his first dive after complaining that he was distracted by camera flashes from the 17,500 strong crowd.
On finding out he had won bronze, Daley and his team celebrated by jumping in the pool.
Team GB boxer Luke Campbell won gold in the 56kg bantamweight competition, beating Ireland’s John Joe Nevin, while Great Britain’s Anthony Ogogo took bronze in the men’s 75kg middleweight category.
And kayaker Ed McKeever took Britain’s first gold of the day in the 200m kayak sprint. Just over an hour later Britain picked up another medal as the two-man crew of Liam Heath and Jon Schofield took a kayaking sprint bronze.
See pictures from the penultimate day of the Games in our gallery on this page.