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Great Britain at the 1920 Summer Olympics - Wikipedia


The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland competed as Great Britain at the 1920 Summer Olympics in Antwerp, Belgium. 234 competitors, 218 men and 16 women, took part in 84 events in 21 sports....

The Top 150 British Olympians | Simon Jersey


Aug 5, 2016 ... Sir Christopher Hoy, MBE, represented Great Britain at the Olympics and World ... rower in Olympic history, and the only person to have won gold medals at .... He competed at the 1920 Olympics and won gold medals in the 800 m and .... He spent much of the summer of 1984 in California preparing for the ...

Olympic Games Trivia - Topend Sports


Also in 1896 Great Britain competed as part of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and ... He won the silver in the 1500-meter run in 1920, and was awarded the Nobel prize for ... The 1900 Olympic Games included many now discontinued events, ... Three athletes have won gold medals competing for two different nations:.

Antwerp 1920 Summer Olympics - results & video highlights


Relive the moments that went down in history from the Antwerp 1920 ... Ethelda Bleibtrey of the US won gold medals in all three women's swimming contests.

Olympics History - British Wrestling Association


Wrestling has been a part of the modern Olympic Games since it launched in Athens in 1896. ... have featured, with freestyle the form of wrestling practised in Great Britain. The last British Olympic medal winner was Noel Loban at the 1984 Los ... in wrestling came at the 1908 Olympics, when we won 11 medals - three gold ...

Team GB strike solid gold in Rio | News | The Times & The Sunday ...


Aug 15, 2016 ... The two gold medals won by Max Whitlock were Britain's first in gymnastics. ... Great Britain enjoyed its most successful day of Olympics ...

Countdown to the Beijing Olympics - Telegraph


Jul 14, 2008 ... Great and many have been the deeds by thousands of Olympians ... Britain have won between two and six gold medals at every other summer Olympics. .... Britain won the men's title in 1908, 1920 and 1988, though India ...

NZ's first Olympic century - The Olympics | NZHistory, New Zealand ...


This was three more than Great Britain and − more importantly for many Kiwis − twice the ... The first official New Zealand team in 1920 set the pattern. ... New Zealanders have won 103 Olympic medals − 43 gold, 18 silver and 42 bronze ... New Zealand women have won gold nine times (including three in London in 2012).

Kate and Helen Richardson-Walsh make history at Rio Olympics


Aug 21, 2016 ... Rio Olympics: Hockey stars Kate Richardson-Walsh and wife Helen are first British married couple to win gold since 1920. Laura Trott and ... File photo dated 19-08-2016 of Great Britain have won a gold medal. PA Wire. 7.

Team GB scoops five golds on most successful day at Olympics ...


Aug 15, 2016 ... Great Britain enjoyed its most successful day of Olympics competition since 1920 on 'Super Sunday', winning five gold medals to leapfrog China into ... Murray - who this year has become a father for the first time, won his second ... was tough, physically it was hard with so many ups and downs in the match.

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Rio Olympics 2016: GB women win first hockey gold on penalties ...


Aug 20, 2016 ... Great Britain's women have won a first Olympic hockey gold medal by beating ... It has taken so much hard work and it means absolutely everything. ... to win gold for Britain since Cyril and Dorothy Wright in the sailing in 1920.

Great Britain at the Olympic Games - Topend Sports


Great Britain has been in all of the modern Olympic meets for both Summer and Winter ... Great Britain is the only nation to have won at least one gold medal at every ... In 1920, Philip Noel-Baker of Great Britain won the silver in the 1500- meter run. ... I don't see why people should make much fuss about that. closed quotes.

A Visual History of Which Countries Have Dominated the Summer ...


Aug 22, 2016 ... Britain. East Germany. No. Olympic. Games. held. during. World ... It is an impressive tally for a country with about as many people as Brooklyn. ... Since 1990, China has won the most gold medals, but the team disappointed in Rio. ... to ten after the United States team won 13 out of 21 gold medals in 1920.