Great Breetain at the Olympics

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Great Breetain at the
Olympics
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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.

Medals by Summer Games[eedit | eedit soorce]

Games Athletes Gold Silver Bronze Total Rank
Greece 1896 Athens 8 2 3 2 7 5
Fraunce 1900 Paris 103 15 6 9 30 3
Unitit States 1904 St. Louis 3 1 1 0 2 6
United Kingdom 1908 Lunnon 676 56 51 39 146 1
Swaden 1912 Stockholm 293 10 15 16 41 3
Belgium 1920 Antwerp 204 15 15 13 43 3
Fraunce 1924 Paris 307 9 13 12 34 4
Netherlands 1928 Amsterdam 234 3 10 7 20 11
Unitit States 1932 Los Angeles 74 4 7 5 16 8
Germany 1936 Berlin 225 4 7 3 14 10
United Kingdom 1948 Lunnon 375 3 14 6 23 12
Finland 1952 Helsinki 293 1 2 8 11 18
Australie 1956 Melbourne 200 6 7 11 24 8
Italy 1960 Roum 252 2 6 12 20 12
Japan 1964 Tokyo 199 4 12 2 18 10
Mexico 1968 Mexico City 237 5 5 3 13 10
Wast Germany 1972 Munich 310 4 5 9 18 12
Canadae 1976 Montreal 234 3 5 5 13 13
Soviet Union 1980 Moscow 222 5 7 9 21 9
Unitit States 1984 Los Angeles 355 5 11 21 37 11
Sooth Korea 1988 Seoul 382 5 10 9 24 12
Spain 1992 Barcelona 389 5 3 12 20 13
Unitit States 1996 Atlanta 303 1 8 6 15 36
Australie 2000 Sydney 310 11 10 7 28 10
Greece 2004 Athens 270 9 9 12 30 10
Fowkrepublic o Cheenae 2008 Beijing 313 19 13 15 47 4
United Kingdom 2012 Lunnon 541 29 17 19 65 3
Brazil 2016 Rio de Janeiro 366
Japan 2020 Tokyo
Total 236 272 272 780 3

Medals by Winter Games[eedit | eedit soorce]

Games Athletes Gold Silver Bronze Total Rank
Fraunce 1924 Chamonix 45 1 1 2 4 6
Swisserland 1928 St. Moritz 33 0 0 1 1 8
Unitit States 1932 Lake Placid 4 0 0 0 0
Germany 1936 Garmisch-Partenkirchen 39 1 1 1 3 7
Swisserland 1948 St. Moritz 62 0 0 2 2 13
Norawa 1952 Oslo 20 1 0 0 1 8
Italy 1956 Cortina d'Ampezzo 45 0 0 0 0
Unitit States 1960 Squaw Valley 17 0 0 0 0
Austrick 1964 Innsbruck 49 1 0 0 1 11
Fraunce 1968 Grenoble 46 0 0 0 0
Japan 1972 Sapporo 40 0 0 0 0
Austrick 1976 Innsbruck 50 1 0 0 1 12
Unitit States 1980 Lake Placid 50 1 0 0 1 11
Socialist Federal Republic o Yugoslavie 1984 Sarajevo 54 1 0 0 1 11
Canadae 1988 Calgary 57 0 0 0 0
Fraunce 1992 Albertville 54 0 0 0 0
Norawa 1994 Lillehammer 35 0 0 2 2 21
Japan 1998 Nagano 33 0 0 1 1 22
Unitit States 2002 Salt Lake City 51 1 0 1 2 18
Italy 2006 Turin 40 0 1 0 1 21
Canadae 2010 Vancouver 50 1 0 0 1 19
Roushie 2014 Sochi 56 1 1 2 4 19
Sooth Korea 2018 Pyeongchang
Fowkrepublic o Cheenae 2022 Beijing
Total 10 4 12 26 19

Medals by simmer sport[eedit | eedit soorce]

  Leadin in that sport
Sport Gowd Siller Bronze Tot
Athletics 53 79 62 194
Rowin 28 22 13 63
Cyclin 26 26 23 75
Sailin 25 18 11 54
Boxin 17 12 24 53
Tennis 16 14 12 42
Soummin 15 23 30 68
Shuitin 13 15 16 44
Equestrian 9 10 13 32
Watter polo 4 0 0 4
Canoein 3 5 5 13
Wrestlin 3 4 10 17
Field hockey 3 2 6 11
Fitbaa 3 0 0 3
Polo 2 3 1 6
Airchery 2 2 5 9
Modren pentathlon 2 2 3 7
Rackets 2 2 3 7
Tug o war 2 2 1 5
Watter motorsports 2 0 0 2
Fencin 1 8 0 9
Wechtliftin 1 3 3 7
Taekwondo 1 0 2 3
Triathlon 1 0 1 2
Cricket 1 0 0 1
Judo 0 8 10 18
Gymnastics 0 2 6 8
Divin 0 2 5 7
Rugby 0 2 0 2
Badminton 0 1 1 2
Gowf 0 1 1 2
Jeu de paume 0 1 1 2
Lacrosse 0 1 0 1
Total 235 270 268 773

This table disna include seiven medals – ane gowd, twa siller, an fower bronze – awairdit in the 1908 an 1920 figur skatin events.

Medals bi winter sport[eedit | eedit soorce]

Sport Gowd Siller Bronze Tot
Figur skatin 5 3 7 15
Skeleton 2 1 3 6
Curlin 2 1 1 4
Bobsleigh 1 1 2 4
Ice hockey 1 0 1 2
Short track speed skatin 0 0 1 1
Snawbuirdin 0 0 1 1
Total 11 6 16 33

This table includes seiven medals – ane gowd, twa siller, an fower bronze – awairdit in the 1908 an 1920 figur skatin events.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

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