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Olympics: Medals To The End For Team GB
Britain's Anthony Joshua has won a gold medal in the men's super heavyweight division.
Shortly after his win, Britain's Samantha Murray picked up a silver medal in the final event of the Games - the women's modern pentathlon.
The final medal victories brought Team GB's tally to 65, with 29 golds, 17 silver and 19 bronze - its biggest haul since 1908.
Overall, Team GB placed third in the medal table behind the US and China.
:: See the final result - medals table
Joshua, 22, beat Italy's Roberto Cammarelle on countback after the scores were level at 18-18 in front of an ecstatic crowd at the ExCeL arena
The Londoner trailed 13-10 entering the third round but landed several big shots and managed to pull himself level.
Although the judges scored the fight even, Joshua won on the countback tie-breaker which evaluates larger parts of their total scores.
The result was in doubt for a while after the Italian's corner lodged an appeal, but the International Boxing Association backed the judges' decision.
It was also the boxing team's third gold at London 2012, the others won by bantamweight Luke Campbell and women's flyweight Nicola Adams.
Earlier Welshman Fred Evans was beaten in his welterwight final by Kazakh boxer Serik Sapiyev and had to make do with silver.
Sapiyev was too strong and too clever for Evans who admitted he had not done enough to win gold. "I've had five hard fights and I have no excuses, he was a bit sharper on the day," he told the BBC.
Meanwhile, Samantha Murray's silver medal maintains Great Britain's record of having picked up a modern pentathlon medal at every Olympics since the women's event was introduced to the programme in Sydney in 2000.
The 22-year-old from Clitheroe in Lancashire was ranked 78th in the world in February but has had a stunning season, capped off by a superb performance in Greenwich Park.
Murray went into the final event, the combined run and shoot, in fourth place but overhauled Brazil's Yane Marques and Amelie Caze of France to finish second behind the Lithuania's Laura Asadauskaite, the final gold medallist of the London Games.
Marques held on for the bronze but there was disappointment for Britain's world champion Mhairi Spence, who had a difficult day and finished well down the field.
Sunday's results have rounded off a superb weekend for Team GB after three gold and two bronzes on Saturday.
Luke Campbell won the bantamweight title at the ExCeL arena on Saturday night shortly after Mo Farah claimed his second gold of the Games with a stunning victory in the 5,000m final.
Farah, who had previously lifted the 10,000m title, slapped his head after crossing the finish line before striking his trademark "Mobot" victory pose as the Olympic Stadium erupted in delight.
Dedicating his twin gold medals to his unborn twin daughters, the 29-year-old said: "It's a dream and everything has worked out well. The crowd were amazing, they made an unbelievable noise."
After receiving his medal Farah posed with sprinter Usain Bolt, who earlier secured his third gold of the Games as the Jamaican team set a new world record in the 4x100 metres relay.
At the nearby Aquatics Centre diver Tom Daley said he was "over the moon" at taking bronze in the 10m platform. His only regret was that his father Rob, who died of brain cancer last year, was not there to share the moment.
"It's really tough not having him here," Daley said. "I wish he was here to be honest, but I know he's not, and to make up for it all my family and friends are here."
Canoeist Ed McKeever, dubbed the "Usain Bolt of the water", got Saturday off to a perfect start when he stormed to victory in the 200m kayak sprint at Eton Dorney.
Three-times European champions Jon Schofield and Liam Heath added bronze in the two-man 200m sprint.
The Queen has congratulated the athletes of Great Britain and the Commonwealth, saying their efforts had "captured the public's imagination and earned their admiration".
"The outstanding performance of Team GB, in achieving the greatest Olympic success since 1908, will, I am sure, have inspired a new generation of Olympians and reminded us all how sport unifies communities and nations," she said.
"I congratulate, too, the organisers of the Games, as well as the thousands of volunteers who have epitomised the Olympic spirit through the warm welcome they have shown to the sporting teams and spectators from all around the world."
And Prime Minister David Cameron has declared London 2012 a resounding success. "You only need two words to sum up these Games: Britain delivered," he told reporters.
"We showed the world what we are made of, we reminded ourselves what we can do and we demonstrated that you should never ever count Team GB down and out."
Earlier the president of the International Olympic Committee Jacques Rogge describe the Games as "absolutely fabulous". "I am a very happy and grateful man," he said. "I am very happy with the Games."
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The ceremony - called A Symphony of British Music - will celebrate music as one of Britain's strongest cultural exports over the last 50 years. Now those aren't my words. The Spice Girls, are "performing". So this part of the event will be a total contradiction, but no surprise. David Beckham influencing his friends again, as is plain to see. George Michael, after countless arrests for drugs misuse and impropriety, shall we say, isn't a great example to show the world. The British athletes have given the best efforts in over a century, congratulations and thanks to them for putting us back up at the top.Then we have to round of the whole thing with a b.... up.
There's soooo many others they could have gone for as well! Glad someone else sees through Brand Beckham.
With so many people doing other peoples music, we should celebrate our next big export....tribute bands :-(
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stiil like to know when and why my countrys name was changed to team gb every other country was actually represented by their real name maybe the athletes couldnt spell great britain