Olympic Medallists

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The British are basking in their success, both in hosting, and competing in, the London 2012 Olympics. Team GB excelled: they finished the Olympics an impressive third in the medals table, with 29 golds, 17 silvers and 19 bronzes, an outstanding total of 65 medals, beaten only by China and the USA. Here are the Debrett's People of Today who enjoyed Olympic success.


Ben Ainslie (Men's Finn)

Jessica Ennis (Heptathlon)

Helen Glover (Women's Pair)

Katherine Grainger (Double Sculls)

Alex Gregory (Men's Fours)

Chris Hoy (Keirin and Team Sprint)

Tom James (Men's Fours)

Andy Murray (Men's Singles)

Victoria Pendleton (Keirin)

Joanna Rowsell (Team Pursuit)

Nick Skelton (Team Jumping)

Heather Stanning (Women's Pair)

Etienne Stott (Canoe Double)

Geraint Thomas (Team Pursuit)

Andrew Triggs Hodge (Men's Fours)

Laura Trott (Team Pursuit and Omnium)

Anna Watkins (Double Sculls)

Bradley Wiggins (Time Trial)


Nick Dempsey (Men's RS:X)

Mark Hunter (Lightweight Sculls)

Andy Murray (Mixed Doubles)

Victoria Pendleton (Sprint)

Zara Phillips (Team Eventing)

Zac Purchase (Lightweight Sculls)

Laura Robson (Tennis)

Louis Smith (Pommel Horse)

Nicola Wilson (Equestrian eventing)


Tom Daley (10m Platform Diving)

Richard Egington (Men's Eights)

Matthew Langridge (Men's Eights)

Jon Schofield (Kayaking)

Greg Searle (Men's Eights)


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