Day 12 was the day for new greats to rise and history to be made.
It included the women’s 200m final and the men’s 200m semi-finals on the athletics track along with action on the hockey pitches where Great Britain women’s set up a final with the Netherlands on Friday.
The day also featured the 5000-metre heats with Mo Farah gunning for another gold medal in one of the longer distances on the track.
Day 12 saw the USA remain top of the medal table and Great Britain hold off China to remain in second place.
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