Frequent question: Which Olympics did Britain win the most medals?

Which Britain has won the most 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.

When was Britain’s most successful Olympics?

On 7 August 2012, Great Britain had reached its 48-medal target, and surpassed the 19 gold-medal tally from Beijing, making it the most successful Olympics since 1908.

How many medals did Great Britain win in 2016 Olympics?

Team GB at Rio 2016

Great Britain pulled off an incredible second place finish at Rio 2016, winning 67 medals in total. This included 27 gold medals, 23 silver and 17 bronze.

What 3 countries won the most medals in the first Olympics?

Medal count

Rank Nation Gold
1 United States (USA) 11
2 Greece (GRE)* 10
3 Germany (GER) 6
4 France (FRA) 5

Who is the most successful British athlete?

Sir Mo Farah

Farah is the most decorated British track athlete in modern Olympic Games history. He won 5,000m and 10,000m gold at both the 2012 and 2016 Olympics and also completed the double at the World Championships in 2013 and 2015. He is the first man to successfully defend his titles at both major competitions.

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What is Britain’s best Olympic sport?

The UK’s Most Popular Olympic Sports Revealed

Rank Olympic Sport Search Volume 2021
1 Trampoline 201,000
2 Mountain bike 165,000
3 Skateboarding 165,000
4 Fencing 110,000

Where are the 2024 Olympics?