Welsh athletes end Rio Olympics with record-breaking 10 medals

Team GB's Welsh athletes have ended their time at Rio with a record-breaking haul of 10 Olympic medals, including four golds.

It's the best ever performance of Welsh athletes in an Olympic games, surpassing the 7 medals secured at London 2012.

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Hannah Mills secures ninth Welsh gold for Team GB

Welsh sailor Hannah Mills and her partner Saskia Clark have won another gold medal for Team GB at the Rio Olympics.

Hannah Mills and Saskia Clark take home another gold for Team GB. Credit: PA

The 28-year-old from Cardiff, who started sailing at the age of eight, only had to finish her race today after already securing enough points for top spot.

Four years on from taking silver on the home waters of Weymouth and Portland, the duo arrived in Brazil determined to go one better.

It was a challenge Mills and Clark met, producing an opening series as impressive as it was consistent to see them head into the women's 470 medal race all but assured of gold.

The British duo merely had to complete the double-point medal race without disqualification and duly did so, easing home in eighth in the delayed finale to rubber-stamp glory.

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