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London 2012
Gold Silver Bronze
29 17 19
Beijing 2008
Gold Silver Bronze
19 13 15
Athens 2004
Gold Silver Bronze
9 9 12

Samantha Murray picks up her mondern pentathton silver medal Murray wins Britain's 65th medal

Samantha Murray won GB's 65th and final medal of the London 2012 Olympic Games with modern pentathlon silver.

29 Nov 12

Mo Farah interview Mo Farah urges pupils to 'graft and work hard'

Men's 10,000m

26 Sep 12

Fresh from the amazing summer that saw Mo Farah become a double Olympic gold medallist, the athlete returns to his old school in Feltham to answer questions from School Reporters.

Charles van Commenee Van Commenee to quit as UK coach


11 Sep 12

Charles van Commenee is to step down as UK Athletics head coach after GB fail to meet his medal target at London 2012.

Ben Ainslie Ainslie enters America's Cup race


16 Aug 12

Ben Ainslie follows up his Olympic heroics by announcing his new team to compete in the 2013 America's Cup.

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Team GB at the Olympics

3 London 2012 ranking

4 Beijing 2008 ranking

1896 First Olympic appearance

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Top Medal Sports at London 2012

Sport Gold Silver Bronze Rank
Cycling - Track 7 1 1 RANK 1
Rowing 4 2 3 RANK 1
Athletics 4 1 1 RANK 4
View the London 2012 medal table for Great Britain & N. Ireland