Rio Olympics 2016: Team record breakers

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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 04: The official logo for the Rio 2016 Olympics games displays during a press conference of Two Years to Go to the Rio 2016 Olympics Opening Ceremony on August 4, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Buda Mendes/Getty Images)

Awesome Britain’s record-breaking Olympics group will come back from Rio and area in London on Tuesday morning.

England is the principal nation to enhance a home award count at the accompanying Games, gathering 67 to beat the 65 from London 2012.

Some colleagues have returned home as of now, however 320 competitors and bolster staff will be on British Airways flight BA2016 planned to arrive at Heathrow.

The Boeing 747 will have a gold nose cone and a “Successful” attire.

There will likewise be post vaults, lances and a 6.7-meter sail in the hold, while 77 containers of champagne and a full menu will be on offer.

Among the competitors to have as of now landed in the UK are golf’s gold award champ Justin Rose, Jessica Ennis-Hill and Mark Cavendish, who guaranteed heptathlon and omnium cycling silver separately, the men’s rugby sevens silver medallists, and long bounce bronze victor Greg Rutherford.

“London 2012 will dependably be the best present day Olympics yet the award pull we have left away with is wild,” Rutherford told the One Show.

An aggregate of 67 awards, with 27 golds, put Team GB second in the decoration table – above China surprisingly since the last came back to the Games in 1984.

 

Gold medallists of Team GB
The plane bringing Team GB athletes home

They won gold medals across more sports than any other nation – 15 – and improved on their medal haul for the fifth consecutive Olympics.

Of the 366 athletes who went to the Rio Games for Team GB, 130 of them – just over 35% – returned with a medal, including every member of the 15-strong track cycling team.

Manchester and London will host events to recognise the success of Britain’s Olympic and Paralympic stars.

GB medal breakdown

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