Who has won the most team GB gold medals?
The most successful British Olympian by gold medals won is Jason Kenny, who has won seven gold medals in track cycling. He is followed by Sir Chris Hoy who won six. Kenny also has the most total medals with 9, followed by fellow cyclist Sir Bradley Wiggins who has eight.
Who are the Team GB medal winners?
The British team of Tom McEwen, Laura Collett and Oliver Townend displays their gold medals after winning the the equestrian eventing jumping teams final at Equestrian Park in Tokyo at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Monday, Aug. 2, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan.
Which GB swimmer won 2 gold medals 2012?
By winning two gold medals in London, track cyclist Chris Hoy emerged as Great Britain’s most successful athlete in Olympic history with a total of seven medals, including six golds which surpassed the five golds won by former rower Steve Redgrave.
What was GB medal Target 2020?
45 to 70 medals
Five years ago British athletes won a record total of 67 medals, two more than they achieved in London, across an impressive 19 disciplines – and at Tokyo 2020, the team has set a target range of 45 to 70 medals. There are 375 Team GB athletes at the Olympics, with 51 of them having won medals previously.
Who won GB first gold?
Swimmer Adam Peaty
Tokyo Olympics: Swimmer Adam Peaty wins Team GB’s first gold medal. Peaty is the first British swimmer to retain an Olympic title in the 100m breaststroke. In the triathlon, Alex Yee finished behind Norwegian Kristian Blummenfelt, with Jonny Brownlee finishing fifth.
Who won Team GB’s first medal?
Keely Hodgkinson won silver in the 800m, Team GB’s first athletics medal of the Games. The 19-year-old finished second to Athing Mu of the USA in a final which featured three British runners.
Who is Britain’s most successful female Olympian?
The title of Britain’s most successful female athlete is one Dujardin is not guaranteed to hold for long. At the time of writing, Laura Kenny has won four medals, all of them gold, at London 2012 and Rio 2016 and while she nearly retired through injury, she is very much still active.