London 2012: The medal winners on Day 5
The fifth day of the London Olympics produced more gold medals as athletes brought glory to their respective countries. A look at the medalists from Day 5.
The fifth day of the London Olympics produced more gold medals as athletes brought glory to their respective countries. A look at the medalists from Day 5. (AFP Photos)
Michael Phelps came out with a record staring at him. He did manage to claim it and become the joint-highest Olympic medal winner but it was a silver that he had to stay content with.
He was beaten by South Africa's Chad le Clos. Phelps threw his cap after the race, which he had led until the final mili-second.
South Korea's Jae-Bum Kim bites his gold medal on the podium of the men's -81kg judo contest of the London 2012 Olympic Games on July 31, 2012 at the ExCel arena in London.
Kazakhstan's Maiya Maneza poses on the podium with her gold medal for the women's 63kg group A weightlifting event at The Excel Centre in London on July 31, 2012 during the London 2012 Olympic Games.
Gold medalists Germany's (from LtoR) Peter Thomsen, Dirk Schrade, Sandra Auffarth, Michael Jung and Ingrid Klimke pose on the podium after the team Eventing competition of the 2012 London Olympics at the Equestrian venue in Greenwich Park, London, July 31, 2012.
Gold medalist France's Tony Estanguet celebrates with the French national flag after competing in the Canoe Single men's final on July 31, 2012 at " Lee Valley White Water Centre", in London.
Slovenia's Urska Zolnir poses with her gold medal on the podium of the women's -63kg judo contest of the London 2012 Olympic Games on July 31, 2012 ExCel arena in London.
Gold medalist US' Vincent Hancock celebrates on the podium after winning the skeet men's final at The Royal Artillery Barracks in London on July 31, 2012, during The London 2012 Olympic Games. Hancock set a new Olympic record scoring 148 points.