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Great Britain Summer Sports

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Games: 28 summer games in 19 countries
Events: 499 distinct events in 43 sports

Participants: 5,440 (4,139 men and 1,300 women)
Youngest Participant: Margery Hinton (13 years, 44 days), 1928 Summer Games
Oldest Participant: Lorna Johnstone (70 years, 4 days), 1972 Summer Games
Most Medals (Athlete): Henry Taylor (8 medals)

43 Sports

Rk Sport From To Participants Men Women Gold Silver Bronze Total Top Medalist(s)
1 Archery 1908 2012 76 32 44 2 2 5 9 3 athletes with 2 medals
2 Art Competitions 1912 1948 146 121 25 3 5 1 9 9 athletes with 1 medal
3 Athletics 1896 2012 1207 905 302 56 84 63 203 Guy Butler and Seb Coe (4 medals)
4 Badminton 1992 2012 35 16 19 1 1 2 4 athletes with 1 medal
5 Basketball 1948 2012 37 25 12
6 Beach Volleyball 1996 2012 6 2 4
7 Boxing 1908 2012 206 203 3 17 12 24 53 Harry Mallin and Dick McTaggart (2 medals)
8 Canoeing 1936 2012 140 97 42 3 5 5 13 Tim Brabants (3 medals)
9 Cricket 1900 1900 21 21 0 1 1 21 athletes with 1 medal
10 Cycling 1896 2012 302 270 32 28 30 23 81 Chris Hoy and Bradley Wiggins (7 medals)
11 Diving 1906 2012 121 68 53 2 5 7 8 athletes with 1 medal
12 Equestrianism 1900 2012 109 67 42 8 10 11 29 Virginia Holgate-Leng and Ian Stark (4 medals)
13 Fencing 1900 2012 192 149 43 1 9 10 Edgar Seligman (3 medals)
14 Figure Skating 1908 1920 16 10 6 1 2 4 7 Phyllis Johnson and Madge Syers (2 medals)
15 Football 1900 2012 151 135 16 3 3 Arthur Berry and Vivian Woodward (2 medals)
16 Golf 1900 1904 7 7 0 1 1 2 David Robertson and Walter Rutherford (1 medal)
17 Gymnastics 1896 2012 238 158 80 2 6 8 Louis Smith (3 medals)
18 Handball 2012 2012 28 14 14
19 Hockey 1908 2012 283 221 62 3 2 6 11 11 athletes with 2 medals
20 Jeu De Paume 1908 1908 9 9 0 1 1 2 Neville Lytton and Eustace Miles (1 medal)
21 Judo 1964 2012 69 46 23 8 10 18 3 athletes with 2 medals
22 Lacrosse 1908 1948 13 12 0 1 1 12 athletes with 1 medal
23 Modern Pentathlon 1912 2012 50 43 7 2 2 3 7 11 athletes with 1 medal
24 Motorboating 1908 1908 13 12 1 2 2 3 athletes with 2 medals
25 Polo 1900 1936 26 26 0 2 3 1 6 4 athletes with 2 medals
26 Racquets 1908 1908 7 7 0 2 2 3 7 3 athletes with 2 medals
27 Rhythmic Gymnastics 1984 2012 13 0 13
28 Rowing 1900 2012 487 386 101 28 22 13 63 Steven Redgrave (6 medals)
29 Rugby 1900 1908 30 30 0 2 2 30 athletes with 1 medal
30 Sailing 1900 2012 236 209 27 25 19 11 55 Ben Ainslie (5 medals)
31 Shooting 1896 2012 213 202 11 15 15 18 48 6 athletes with 3 medals
32 Swimming 1900 2012 482 263 219 16 25 32 73 Henry Taylor (8 medals)
33 Synchronized Swimming 1984 2012 18 0 18
34 Table Tennis 1988 2012 15 9 6
35 Taekwondo 2000 2012 10 7 3 1 2 3 3 athletes with 1 medal
36 Tennis 1896 2012 73 42 31 16 14 12 42 Kitty McKane (5 medals)
37 Trampolining 2000 2012 6 2 4
38 Triathlon 2000 2012 17 8 9 1 1 2 Alistair Brownlee and Jonny Brownlee (1 medal)
39 Tug-Of-War 1908 1920 30 30 0 2 2 1 5 3 athletes with 3 medals
40 Volleyball 2012 2012 24 12 12
41 Water Polo 1900 2012 84 71 13 3 3 Paul Radmilovic and Charles Smith (3 medals)
42 Weightlifting 1896 2012 88 85 3 1 3 3 7 Louis Martin and Launceston Elliot (2 medals)
43 Wrestling 1896 2012 140 139 1 3 4 10 17 George de Relwyskow (2 medals)