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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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Team GB looks to build on medal haul with five days to go

Team GB has now reached the aspiration of winning more medals (currently 48) across more sports (currently 12) than in over a century. There are still five days of competition remaining and several sports/disciplines still to begin – along with at least four medals already guaranteed in boxing that are not among the 48. The only Games in which Team GB has won more medals is 1908 (146 medals).


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