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Tokyo Olympics: The full list of medal winners from Team GB so far

Written by 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.

Gold

Tom Dean (right) celebrates a second gold in the pool, this time in the 4x200 freestyle
Image: Tom Dean (right) celebrates a second gold in the pool, this time in the 4×200 freestyle

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.

Tom Dean of Britain and Duncan Scott of Britain celebrate after winning gold and silver
Image: Tom Dean and Duncan Scott made it the first one-two for Britain in an Olympic swimming final since 1908

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 in action in Tokyo
Image: Tom Pidcock said his victory felt unreal

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.

26 July 2021, Japan, Tokio: Swimming: Olympics, preliminary competition, water diving - synchronized diving 10 m, men at Tokyo Aquatics Centre. Thomas Daley and Matty Lee from Great Britain in action. Photo by: Michael Kappeler/picture-alliance/dpa/AP Images
Image: Tom Daley said he and Matty Lee are ‘best mates’

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.

Britain's Adam Peaty, center, swims to win the gold medal in the 100-meter breaststroke final at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Monday, July 26, 2021, in Tokyo. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Image: Adam Peaty (centre) said his win ‘means the world’ to him

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.

Silver

Duncan Scott was an agonising 0.28 seconds adrift of China's Shun Wang, who won gold. Pic: Rob Schumacher-USA TODAY Sports
Image: Duncan Scott was an agonising 0.28 seconds adrift of China’s Shun Wang, who won gold. Pic: Rob Schumacher-USA TODAY Sports

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.

Great Britain's Mallory Franklin celebrates with her silver medal
Image: Great Britain’s Mallory Franklin celebrates with her silver medal

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”.

Image: The British rowers held off late charges from Australia and Poland

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.

Britain's Duncan Scott, top, swims to win the silver medal in the 200-meter freestyle final at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Tuesday, July 27, 2021, in Tokyo. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Image: Britain’s Duncan Scott (top) finished closely behind Tom Dean

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.

Tokyo 2020 Olympics - Triathlon - Women's Olympic Distance - Final - Odaiba Marine Park, Tokyo, Japan July 27, 2021. Georgia Taylor-Brown of Britain in action. REUTERS/Hannah Mckay
Image: Georgia Taylor-Brown (front) said winning a medal was a dream she has had since she was 10 years old

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 of Britain rides ahead of Stefan Zachaus of Luxembourg, Matthew Sharpe of Canada and other competitors as they compete in the bike leg during the men's individual triathlon at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Monday, July 26, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. (Cameron Spencer/Pool Photo via AP)
Image: Alex Yee of Britain (R) was seen riding ahead in the bike leg of the triathlon

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, left, in action against Matea Jelic of Croatia in the final
Image: Lauren Williams (L) was defeated by Matea Jelic of Croatia in the final

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.”

Sinden and Rashitov fighting for gold
Image: Bradly Sinden (L) lost to Ulugbek Rashitov in the final

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.

Bronze

Luke Greenbank qualified second fastest to reach the final. Pic: Pic: Rob Schumacher-USA TODAY Sports
Image: Luke Greenbank qualified second fastest to reach the final. Pic: Rob Schumacher-USA TODAY Sports

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.

Tokyo 2020 Olympics - Rowing - Men's Eight - Final A - Sea Forest Waterway, Tokyo, Japan - July 30, 2021. Coxwain Henry Fieldman of Britain, Joshua Bugajski of Britain, Jacob Dawson of Britain, Thomas George of Britain, Mohamed Sbihi of Britain, Charles Elwes of Britain, Oliver Wynne-Griffith of Britain, James Rudkin of Britain and Tom Ford of Britain REUTERS/Leah Millis
Image: Tokyo 2020 Olympics – Rowing – Men’s Eight – Final A – Sea Forest Waterway, Tokyo, Japan – July 30, 2021. Coxwain Henry Fieldman of Britain, Joshua Bugajski of Britain, Jacob Dawson of Britain, Thomas George of Britain, Mohamed Sbihi of Britain, Char

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.

Matthew Coward-Holley raises his gun after winning a bronze medal
Image: Matthew Coward-Holley raises his gun after winning a bronze medal

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.”

Equestrian - Dressage - Grand Prix Special - Team
Tokyo 2020 Olympics - Equestrian - Dressage - Grand Prix Special - Team - Equestrian Park - Tokyo, Japan - July 27, 2021. Charlotte Dujardin of Britain on her horse Gio competes. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis
Image: Charlotte Dujardin helped Britain to its third successive Olympic team medal in dressage

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.

Tokyo 2020 Olympics - Gymnastics - Artistic - Women's Team - Final - Ariake Gymnastics Centre, Tokyo, Japan - July 27, 2021. Alice Kinsella of Britain in action on the balance beam REUTERS/Mike Blake
Image: Alice Kinsella impressed with her skills on the balance beam

The women’s gymnastics teamAlice 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.

Taekwondo - Women's Heavyweight +67kg - Bronze medal match
Tokyo 2020 Olympics - Taekwondo - Women's Heavyweight +67kg - Bronze medal match - Makuhari Messe Hall A, Chiba, Japan - July 27, 2021. Bianca Walkden of Britain in action against Aleksandra Kowalczuk of Poland REUTERS/Murad Sezer
Image: Bianca Walkden (L) beat Polish opponent Aleksandra Kowalczuk in the bronze medal match

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.

Tokyo 2020 Olympics - Judo - Women's 52kg - Bronze medal match - Nippon Budokan - Tokyo, Japan - July 25, 2021. Chelsie Giles of Britain reacts after winning bronze against Fabienne Kocher of Switzerland REUTERS/Hannah Mckay
Image: Chelsie Giles (L) defeated Fabienne Kocher to win bronze in the judo

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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