Summary of Rio Olympics 2016

Sunday marked the end of Team GB’s best Olympics on foreign soil, racking up a total of 27 gold, 23 silver and 17 bronze totalling 67 medals and second on the medals table, beating China. With some of this year’s athletes a sure bet on the Queen’s honours list we have compiled a list of our best ever GB Olympian athletes and then a list of all our gold medal winners this year. What a fantastic Olympics...

  1. Sir Chris Hoy = 7  (6 gold, 1 silver)
  2. Jason Kenny = 7  (6 gold, 1 silver)
  3. Sir Bradley Wiggins = 8 (5 gold, 1 silver, 2 bronze)
  4. Sir Steve Redgrave = 6 (5 gold, 1 bronze)
  5. Sir Ben Ainslie = 5 (4 gold, 1 silver)
  6. Sir Matthew Pinsent = 4 (4 gold)
  7. Paul Radmilovic = 4 (4 gold)
  8. Laura Trott = 4 (4 gold)

 

Our GOLD medallists this year

Adam Peaty (100m breaststroke, swimming)
Joe Clarke (K1, kayak)
Jack Laugher & Chris Mears (men’s synchronised 3m springboard, diving)
Men’s team sprint (cycling)
Helen Glover & Heather Stanning (women’s coxless pair, rowing)
Men’s coxless fours (rowing)
Men’s team pursuit (cycling)
Women's team pursuit (cycling)
Mo Farah (10,000m, athletics)
Men’s eight (rowing)
Justin Rose (golf)
Max Whitlock (floor, gymnastics)
Max Whitlock (pommel horse, gymnastics)
Jason Kenny (individual sprint, cycling)
Andy Murray (tennis)
Charlotte Dujardin (dressage)
Jason Kenny (keirin, cycling)
Laura Trott (omnium, cycling)
Giles Scott (sailing)
Hannah Mills & Saskia Clark (Woman’s 470 sailing race)
Alistair Brownlee (Triathlon)
Jade Jones (Taekwondo)
Nick Skelton (Showjumping)
Woman’s Hockey Team
Liam Heath (Men’s kayak single 200m)
Nicola Adams (Woman’s Flyweight)
Mo Farah (5000m)