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London higher than France in Olympic medal table

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If London was a country where would it sit in the Rio Olympics medal table?

London athletes scooped gold medals in 12 different events.

12
Gold medals

Such a medal standing would put London in 7th position, ahead of countries such as France, South Korea, Italy and Australia.

7
Silver

London athletes also claimed silver medals in seven events and bronze in six events.

6
Bronze

Stand out gold medal performers include:

  • Laura Trott who defended her titles in the women's cycling team pursuit and omnium events.
  • Mo Farah in the 10,000m and 5,000m.
  • Gymnast Max Whitlock's gold medals in the men's floor and pommel horse adding to his bronze in the team all-round event.