GB's Olympic History

From 1908 to the present day, relive how GB have fared at the Games

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With a total of 12 Olympic medals (including four golds), Great Britain currently sit fourth in the all-time medal table.

Along the way they have produced some of the most memorable moments in British Olympic history, with the men's stunning gold at Seoul 1988 immortalised by the quote 'Where were the Germans? But frankly, who cares?' 

Meanwhile the women's incredible triumph at Rio 2016 was voted by the public as the second best British women's sporting moment of all time and the ninth greatest British Olympic sporting moment in BBC Sport polls.

It's not all been plain sailing for the British teams however and there have been plenty of bumps along the way. Read below to find out more.

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