Great Breetain at the Olympics

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Great Breetain at the
Olympics
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg
IOC code GBR
NOC Breetish Olympic Association
Medals
Gold Silver Bronze Total
273 299 301 873
Simmer appearances
Winter appearances
Ither relatit appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

Great Breetain is the team that sends athletes frae the Unitit Kinrick (UK), aw but three o its owerseas territories, an the three Croun dependencies tae the Olympic Gemmes. It is organised bi the Breetish Olympic Association (BOA) as the Naitional Olympic Committee for the UK. While the Internaitional Olympic Committee (IOC) an BOA baith refer tae the team as 'Great Breetain' an the team uises the buist name Team GB, the BOA explains that it is the Great Breetain an Northren Ireland Olympic Team.[1]

Hosted Games[eedit | eedit soorce]

Lunnon, the Unitit Kinrick's capital, is the first an, tae date, anly ceety tae host the Olympics on three occasions.

Gemmes Host ceety Dates Naitions Pairteecipants Events
1908 Simmer Olympics Lunnon 27 Aprile – 31 October 22 2,008 110
1948 Simmer Olympics Lunnon 29 Julie – 14 August 59 4,104 136
2012 Simmer Olympics Lunnon 27 Julie – 12 August 204 10,820 302

Medal tables[eedit | eedit soorce]

*Red border colour indicates tournament was held on home soil.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "FAQ". BOA. Retrieved 29 July 2012.