GB aims to add to gold haul

Team GB will today aim to add to its best medal haul for over 100 years. Yesterday, Sir Chris Hoy became Britain's greatest ever Olympian after winning his 6th gold. There was also success in the triathlon and dressage, bringing the gold tally to 22.

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Robbie Grabarz's bronze helps Team GB clear medal target

Robbie Grabarz's celebrations were muted despite claiming a medal. Credit: Dave Thompson/PA Wire

Robbie Grabarz has lifted Team GB past the medal haul of Beijing with a bronze in the men's high jump final.

The 13th British bronze added to 22 golds and 13 silvers won by Team GB athletes so far at the Games to reach 48 medals overall, one higher than the 47 collected four years ago.

Grabarz was disappointed to fail three attempts at 2.33m but was confirmed as a medallist after American Jamie Nieto brought the bar down.

Russia's Ivan Ukhov claimed gold with a jump of 2.38m.

Lawrence Okoye out of men's discus final

Lawrence Okoye was considered an outside hope for a medal at London 2012. Credit: Dave Thompson/PA Wire

Great Britain's Lawrence Okoye's hopes of an Olympic discus medal have ended after a final throw of 60.11m.

The 20-year-old threw 65.28m to qualify for the men's final, but failed to produce his best on the day against a field reaching distances of 68m.


Team GB's Osagie runs his best for Olympic 800m final spot

Andrew Osagie said he was 'so happy' to land a place in the final. Credit: Tony Marshall/PA Wire

Great Britain's Andrew Osagie delivered a personal best to qualify for the Olympic final of the men's 800m after finishing second in his semi-final.

Osagie found himself in a top class field but trailed only the Kenyan world record holder David Rudisha on his way to the final.

The Essex athlete ran 1.44.35 after Rudisha came home in 1.44.74.

Cameron: We have shown the best face of Britain

David Cameron said his personal highlight of London 2012 had been watching British athletes win three gold medals on Saturday night in the Olympic Stadium, saying it was "a moment I am never going to forget".

That is going to leave people with some very, very happy memories of things they have seen and done together.

We have shown the world the best face of Britain.

Mr Cameron also paid tribute to former Prime Minister Sir John Major for setting up the national lottery, which had been a key source of funding for British sport.

The lottery has been a great boost to British sport and we must make sure that it on and is the case for the future.


Cameron: Team GB deliver 'golden summer' to the UK

David Cameron has hailed Team GB's record Olympic medal haul saying they had delivered a "golden summer" for the whole country.

David Cameron applauding the gold medal won by GB rowers at Eton Dorney. Credit: John Stillwell/PA Wire

The Prime Minister said: "This has really turned into a golden summer for Team GB and for the whole of the UK. Our athletes, both individually and as a team, can be incredibly proud of what they have achieved.

"The whole country can be very proud of putting on such and incredible set of Games and such a great show for the whole world."

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