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Sunday, 21 July, 2002, 17:24 GMT 18:24 UK
Els wins thrilling Open play-off
The Open, Muirfield

Frenchman Thomas Levet celebrates a birdie during the play-off
Thomas Levet strikes first in the play-off, sinking a 30 foot birdie putt at the 16th

Steve Elkington and Stuart Appleby saw their bid end in the first four play-off holes
Steve Elkington and Stuart Appleby's hopes die with unfortunate bogeys at the 18th

Els plays a great shot out of the bunker to give himself a simple putt on the 18th
Els chips out of the bunker to the green on the 18th to set up a four foot putt for victory

Els' relief is plain to see after his third putt for victory finally goes down
Els throws his cap into the air with relief after sinking the cruical putt

The three beaten play-off contenders are able to put their personal disappointments behind them as Els collects the Claret Jug
The three beaten play-off contenders applaud sportingly as Els lifts the Claret Jug

Thomas Levet saw his early play-off advantage disappear as Els fought back
Runner-up Thomas Levet gives the new champion a lift before Els gets to grip with the trophy
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