Rio Olympics 2016: Team GB medal winners return to London

Rio Olympics 2016: Team GB medal winners return to London

Rio Olympics 2016: Team GB medal winners return to London

Written by Staff Writer

23 Aug, 2016 | 4:53 pm

Most of the 67 medal winners of Team GB flew back to London on Tuesday (August 23) on a specially chartered aircraft.

They were led out by gymnast Max Whitlock, who won two gold medals in pommel horse and floor exercises plus a bronze in the all-around, and boxer Nicola Adams, who successfully defended her flyweight title, first won at London 2012.

Great Britain and Northern Ireland finished second in the medals table, behind the United States but ahead of China.

Next month there will be formal parades and celebrations for the athletes in Manchester and in London.

Leading medal totals from top teams:

Rank Country G S B Total

1. U.S. 46 37 38 121

2. Britain 27 23 17 67

3. China 26 18 26 70

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