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London Olympics day nine

Team GB will today be hoping to add to the 14 gold medals the hosts have already won during the Olympics. Britain currently lie in third position in the medal table.

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Aberdeenshire above Australia in Olympic medal table

Gold medal winner Katherine Grainger grew up in Netherley, Aberdeenshire. Credit: PA

If Aberdeenshire was a country, it would be above Australia in the Olympic medal table as things stand.

The Scottish county can currently claim two Gold medals and a Silver thanks to success for Timothy Baillie in the canoe C-2 slalom, Katherine Grainger in the double sculls rowing and David Florence, also in the canoe slalom.

The tally would beat Australia, currently in 19th place with only one Gold among its 20 medals.

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