Celebrating women's sporting success: re-live favourite Olympic Games moments with us in pictures, day by day
Team GB gymnast Beth Tweddle put in the performance of her life on the uneven bars at ExCel to qualify for the Olympic finals, eventually winning a bronze.
It was a breathtaking display of daring, skill and acrobatic brilliance by the three-times World Champion, who had never won an Olympic medal before London 2012.
British gymnasts, including Team GB's youngest member, 15-year-old Rebecca Tunney, also qualified for the team final in fifth place, enabling them to compete for medals against the USA, Russia, China, Italy, Japan and Canada.
The five-woman team eventually finished a creditable sixth in the final, behind the world's best gymnasts with the US team in gold medal position. Sixth place for Team GB was the best our girls had achieved at an Olympics since Amsterdam in 1928 when they won a bronze medal.
And for Beth Tweddle, her performance in the team contest on the uneven bars was again a triumph, scoring a higher mark than any other gymnast in the competition.
If the 2012 Games is Beth Tweddle's swansong, - girl, we are already seriously impressed.
Beth Tweddle: 'Gymnastics is in my blood, I love it.'
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