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Los Angeles 1984
Olympics - African Focus - Day 15
Caster Semenya won a silver medal in the women's 800m final at the Olympic Stadium on Saturday. Semenya finished second behind Russia's Mariya Savinova (1:56.19) in in a time of 1:57.23, her best time of the season.
Caster Semenya of South Africa celebrates her silver medal in the 800m at the Olympic Stadium on Saturday.
Silver for Semenya
Silver medallist Caster Semenya of South Africa, gold medallist Mariya Savinova of Russia and bronze medallist Ekaterina Poistogova of Russia celebrate with their medals on the podium during the medal ceremony for the women's 800m at the Olympic Stadium on Saturday.
Mo Farah of Great Britain celebrates as he crosses the finish line to win the gold medal in the men's 5 000m ahead of Dejen Gebremeskel of Ethiopia and Thomas Pkemei Longosiwa of Kenya at the Olympic Stadium on Saturday.
Dejen Gebremeskel of Ethiopia celebrates winning a silver medal in the men's 5 000m final at the Olympic Stadium on Saturday.
Thomas Longosiwa of Kenya celebrates winning a bronze medal in the men's 5 000m at the Olympic Stadium on Saturday. Somalian-born Mo Farah clinched the 5 000m Olympic title just one week after his triumph in the 10 000m.
Obame wins first Olympic medal for Gabon
Anthony Obame of Gabon became his country's first ever Olympic medallist on Saturday. Obame lost to Carlo Molfetta in the men's over 80kg Taekwondo final. Molfetta claimed a judges' decision after the fighters were locked at 9-9 even following a sudden death period of a golden point.
Obame reaches final
Anthony Obame made Olympic history on Saturday at the ExCel by winning Gabon's first ever medal when he reached the men's taekwondo heavyweight final, guaranteeing him at least a silver medal.
Obame stuns world champion
Anthony Obame stole the headlines as he stunned three-time world champion Bahri Tanrikulu of Turkey in the Taekwondo heavyweight semifinals on Saturday at the Wembley Arena with a last-second kick for a narrow 3-2 win.
Dada Modibo Keita
There was heartache for Dada Modibo Keita of Mali who missed out on the Taekwondo heavyweight final when he fell to Italy's Carlo Molfetta in the other semifinal. Keita had to pull out of his Bronze medal bout with cruciate ligament damage.
Quentin Rew of New Zealand and Marc Mundell of South Africa compete in the men's 50km Walk on Sarturday on the streets of London. Mundell finished in 32nd place.
South Africa's Candice Neethling won the hearts of fans Saturday as she struggled to compete in an elite field of women mountain bikers at the Olympic Games. Neethling, one of several riders left trailing by the furious pace from the start of the six-lap race, finished last in the 30-strong field.
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