Team GB coming home

Well the highlights for me, if I am honest, were the opening and closing ceremonies (videos of can be watched here).

Chris Hoyle who won three Gold Medals

Chris Hoyle who won three Gold Medals

We get bragging rights because apart from the obvious top three being China, USA and Russia the Great British Team medal tally made us come in fourth – the best haul for a century.

I am sure that the Australians will not mind one bit. More on the Olympic winners for Team GB can be found here.

At-a-glance medals table

Sunday, 24 August 2008 10:17 UK

Rank Country Gold Silver Bronze TOTAL
1 China 51 21 28 100
2 USA 36 38 36 110
3 Russia 23 21 28 72
4 Great Britain 19 13 15 47
5 Germany 16 10 15 41
6 Australia 14 15 17 46
7 South Korea 13 10 8 31
8 Japan 9 6 10 25
9 Italy 8 10 10 28
10 France 7 16 17 40
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One response to “Team GB coming home

  1. fornetti

    I do not believe this

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