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Kiprotich wins marathon gold
Uganda's Stephen Kiprotich stunned the Kenyan challenge to clinch a surprise Olympic gold medal in the marathon on The Mall.
The 23-year-old burst past Abel Kirui and Wilson Kipsang around the 38-kilometre mark to leave his two rivals trailing and claim only Uganda's second ever Olympic gold in athletics.
Russia won gold in the men's volleyball, beating Brazil 3-2 (19-25, 20-25, 29-27, 25-22, 15-9) in the final, becoming the first team in the history of men's Olympic volleyball to win the final from two sets down.
Elsewhere, Russia won their fourth consecutive Olympic gold in the rhythmic gymnastics group all-around competition after two stunning performances in the final at Wembley arena, while Russia snatched basketball bronze away from Argentina in the chaotic final seconds of the third-place play-off in the London Olympics.
Italy succeeded where they failed four years ago as they ended the London Games on a high by taking the bronze medal in men's volleyball. In another bronze medal game, in handball, Croatia triumphed over Hungary 33-26.
Ukraine's Vasyl Lomachenko won his second Olympic boxing title after completely outclassing South Korean Soonchul Han in the men's lightweight final at the ExCeL. Cuba's Robeisy Ramirez Carrazana was earlier crowned flyweight champion after beating Tugstsogt Nyambayar.
Kazakhstan's Serik Sapiyev claimed the welterweight crown with a surprisingly easy 17-9 win over home favourite Fred Evans.
Japan won their first male wrestling gold in 24 years as Tatsuhiro Yonemitsu defeated India's Sushil Kumar in the final of the 66kg freestyle. Jake Varner of the United States won gold in the -96kg men's freestyle wrestling, defeating Ukraine's Valerii Andriitsev 1-0 1-0 to claim the final wrestling gold of London 2012.
Croatia secured their first men's water polo Olympic gold medal with an 8-6 victory over Italy in the final. The Balkan outfit have been the outstanding side of the London 2012 tournament, with eight wins from eight matches, and end it as worthy champions.
France have written themselves into the history books after becoming the first country to retain the Olympic title in men's handball following a nervy 22-21 victory in the final against Sweden. Les Bleus, who won gold in Beijing four years ago and are also reigning world champions, survived a late Scandinavian comeback to cement their place as the greatest team of all time.