Tokyo Olympics: The full list of medal winners from Team GB so far
Written by Hit Music Radio News on 27/07/2021
Team GB have continued their most successful start to an Olympics, having won 21 medals so far in Tokyo.
Here’s a list of all of the nation’s medal winners at this year’s Games.
Team GB’s men’s 200m freestyle relay team showed the strength of British swimming at the moment, winning gold by a country mile and setting a new European record.
It was the second gold for Tom Dean, who overcame two bouts of COVID-19 this year to win the men’s 200m freestyle, setting a new British record with a time of 1:44:22.
“I had six or seven weeks out during an Olympic year which is almost unheard of,” he said.
Tom Pidcock won gold in the men’s cross-country mountain bike race less than two months after he suffered a broken collarbone when he was hit by a car during a training ride.
The 21-year-old Yorkshireman secured Britain’s first Olympic mountain biking medal of any colour.
Tom Daley and his partner Matty Lee claimed victory in the men’s synchronised 10m platform dive at the Tokyo Olympics.
It is Daley’s first gold at what are his fourth Games, having previously won bronze in London and Rio.
Adam Peaty became the first British swimmer to defend an Olympic title after winning gold in the men’s 100m breaststroke.
The 26-year-old from Uttoxeter in Staffordshire missed his own world record but landed Team GB’s first gold medal in the Games.
Duncan Scott added to Team GB’s medal haul in the pool after winning a silver medal in the men’s 200m individual medley.
Despite clocking a personal best, he was an agonising 0.28 seconds adrift of China’s Shun Wang.
Mallory Franklin won the silver medal in the women’s single slalom.
The 27-year-old from Windsor is only the second British woman to win a medal in an Olympic canoe slalom event following Helen Reeves, who took bronze in the K1 in Athens in 2004.
She said it is “really cool to have the medal and I think it can mean so much for people”.
The men’s quadruple sculls were ranked fifth going into the final but attacked from the start then hung on to claim silver and Team GB’s first rowing medal of these games.
Duncan Scott finished 0.04 seconds behind his teammate Tom Dean to claim the silver medal in the men’s 200m freestyle.
Scott was narrowly above Dean in the rankings coming into the Games and qualified fastest, but was still delighted. He got his reward later with gold as part of the 200m freestyle relay team.
Georgia Taylor-Brown took silver in the women’s triathlon despite a flat tyre during the cycling section.
The Mancunian lost 22 seconds after hitting a pothole and suffering a puncture on the final lap.
Alex Yee made his Olympic debut in Tokyo by clinching second place in the men’s triathlon.
The 22-year-old, who said he still feels just like a “normal boy from south-east London”, is the fastest pure runner in the history of triathlon.
Lauren Williams rose from an injury-ravaged year to make an unexpected final in the under 67kg category of women’s taekwondo.
But the 22-year-old lost her lead against Croatian Matea Jelic with just 10 seconds to go and was devastated, saying: “I messed up and that’s on me.”
Bradly Sinden faced a similar challenge as his two-point lead was taken from him in the last seconds of his under 68kg category men’s taekwondo final.
He became Britain’s first male taekwondo world champion in 2019.
Luke Greenbank claimed Britain’s fifth swimming medal at Tokyo 2020 by taking bronze in the men’s 200m backstroke.
He qualified second fastest to reach the final and started well at the Tokyo Aquatics Centre, sitting behind Evgeny Rylov of the Russian Olympic Committee after the first length.
Greenbank was overtaken by Ryan Murphy of the United States by halfway but managed to hang on to a third, finishing in a time of one minute and 54.72 seconds.
Team GB’s rowers secured bronze after an impressive performance in the men’s eight.
Josh Bugajski, Jacob Dawson, Tom George, Mohamed Sbihi, Charles Elwes, Oliver Wynne-Griffith, James Rudkin and Tom Ford were denied a higher spot on the podium after New Zealand took gold and Germany took silver.
It was Britain’s second medal of the Tokyo Olympics rowing regatta after a silver in the men’s quadruple sculls on Wednesday.
Matt Coward-Holley took bronze in the men’s trap shooting final.
The 26-year-old, from Chelmsford, shot 33 of 40 in his final to replicate the third place secured by Ed Ling at the Rio Games five years ago.
“I’m a little bit lost for words,” he said. “It’s my first Olympics so to come away with a medal, it’s phenomenal.”
Charlotte Dujardin became the most decorated British female Olympian ever after winning bronze in the individual dressage.
It was her second bronze medal in Tokyo, after Tuesday’s success with her dressage team members Carl Hester and Charlotte Fry.
Dujardin has now won six Olympic medals, surpassing rower Katherine Grainger’s record of five.
The women’s gymnastics team – Alice Kinsella, Amelie Morgan, and twins Jennifer and Jessica Gadirova – won a bronze medal for the first time since 1928.
Team GB leap-frogged Italy late on to secure third place in the all-around event.
Bianca Walkden took bronze in the over 67kg women’s taekwondo category, missing a place in the gold medal fight after her semi-final opponent outscored her in the last second.
It was the second bronze of her career.
Chelsie Giles‘ family were “thrilled to bits” with her women’s judo bronze medal after 14 of them gathered to watch together.
The 24-year-old from Coventry claimed Great Britain’s first medal at her Olympic debut and said winning in the birthplace of judo “makes it extra special”.
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