Great Britain (United Kingdom)

Number of Athletes: 313

Sports: Diving, Swimming, Synchronised Swimming, Archery, Athletics, Badminton,
Boxing, Canoeing, Cycling - BMX, Mountain Bike, Road, Track, Equestrian, Fencing, Gymnastics, Hockey, Judo, Modern Pentathlon, Rowing, Sailing, Shooting, Taekwondo, Tennis, Triathlon, Weightlifting

Medal Prospects: Paula Radcliffe (still yet to decide if she will compete), Tom Daley (diving), Victoria Pendleton (cycling), Kelly Sotherton (heptathlon), Coxless Four Rowers

Athens Medals: Gold 9, Silver 9, Bronze 12, Total 30

Roberto Cammarelle from Italy wins gold in boxing super heavyweight

Roberto Cammarelle from Italy has defeated China’s Zhilei Zhang to win the gold medal in boxing’s super heavy weight division.
David Price from Great Britain and Vyacheslav Glazkov of Ukraine won bronze medals.

9 years ago

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China’s Zhang Xiaoping has won the country’s second-ever gold medal in boxing in the light-heavyweight division, defeating Kenny Egan of Ireland 11-7.
Yerkebulan Shynaliyev from Kazakhstan and Tony Jeffries from Great Britain won bronze medals.

Maria del Rosario Espinoza from Mexico has won the gold medal in the women’s 67kg plus division of taekwondo.
Nina Solheim from Norway won the silver medal. Sarah Stevenson from Great Britain and Natalia Falavigna from Brazil won bronze medals.

Ken Wallace from Australia has won the gold medal in the men’s K1 500 meters.
Adam van Koeverden from Canada won the silver medal and Tim Brabants from Great Britain won the bronze.

Lena Schoneborn of Germany has won the gold medal in women’s modern pentathlon.
Heather Fell from Great Britain won the silver medal and Victoria Tereshuk of Ukraine won the bronze.

Tim Brabants from Great Britain has won the gold in men’s K1 1000 meters.
Eirik Veraas from Norway has won the silver medal and Ken Wallace from Australia won the bronze.

Nelson Evora from Portugal has won the gold medal in the men’s triple jump at the Beijing Olympics.
Phillips Idowu from Great Britain won the silver medal and Leevan Sands won the Bahamas’ first medal.