Great Britain likely to beat Australia in gold medal count
Britain has performed well in cycling and Australia’s main sport, swimming has Mr Phelps to blame.
Here is the Telegraph’s assessment (which you can cross off the men’s triathlon where Australia failed to win a medal).
10 more for Great Britain?
Athletics: 2 Triple jump (Phillips Idowu); women’s 400 metres (Christine Ohuruogu).
Kayaking: 1 K1, 1,000m (Tim Brabants).
Cycling: 4 Madison (Mark Cavendish and Bradley Wiggins); men’s sprint (Chris Hoy, Jason Kenny); women’s sprint (Victoria Pendleton); women’s BMX (Shanaze Reade).
Modern pentathlon: 1 Heather Fell, Katy Livingston.
Sailing: 2 Laser (Paul Goodison); Men’s RS:X (Nick Dempsey.
5 for Australia?
Women’s basketball (1)
Water polo (1)
Men’s triathlon (1)
Men’s hockey (1).
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