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Great Britain's gymnast Kristian Thomas performs on the parallel bars during the Artistic Gymnastic men's qualification at the  2012 Summer Olympics, Saturday, July 28, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
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Great Britain's gymnast Kristian Thomas performs on the parallel bars during the Artistic Gymnastic men's qualification at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Saturday, July 28, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

Britain's men's gymnastics team has won its first medal in 100 years: Behind a powerful performance from Kristian Thomas, the men took the bronze.

They sealed it with Thomas' floor routine, and he knew it. He waved his arms to get the crowd to cheer louder as he walked off the floor. Then he pumped his fist and blew kisses.

When his score was announced — a 15.433 that sealed it — the arena erupted in cheers.

— Jenna Fryer — Twitter http://twitter.com/jennafryer

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