Our Results

Total: 47 medals
  • 19 Gold
  • 13 Silver
  • 15 Bronze
Archery
  • 0 Gold
  • 0 Silver
  • 0 Bronze
Athletics
  • 1 Gold
  • 2 Silver
  • 1 Bronze
Badminton
  • 0 Gold
  • 0 Silver
  • 0 Bronze
Boxing
  • 1 Gold
  • 0 Silver
  • 2 Bronze
Canoe Slalom
  • 0 Gold
  • 1 Silver
  • 0 Bronze
Canoe Sprint
  • 1 Gold
  • 0 Silver
  • 1 Bronze
Cycling BMX
  • 0 Gold
  • 0 Silver
  • 0 Bronze
Cycling Mountain Bike
  • 0 Gold
  • 0 Silver
  • 0 Bronze
Cycling Road
  • 1 Gold
  • 1 Silver
  • 0 Bronze
Cycling Track
  • 7 Gold
  • 3 Silver
  • 2 Bronze
Diving
  • 0 Gold
  • 0 Silver
  • 0 Bronze
Equestrian Dressage
  • 0 Gold
  • 0 Silver
  • 0 Bronze
Equestrian Eventing
  • 0 Gold
  • 0 Silver
  • 2 Bronze
Equestrian Jumping
  • 0 Gold
  • 0 Silver
  • 0 Bronze
Fencing
  • 0 Gold
  • 0 Silver
  • 0 Bronze
Gymnastics Artistic
  • 0 Gold
  • 0 Silver
  • 1 Bronze
Hockey
  • 0 Gold
  • 0 Silver
  • 0 Bronze
Judo
  • 0 Gold
  • 0 Silver
  • 0 Bronze
Modern Pentathlon
  • 0 Gold
  • 1 Silver
  • 0 Bronze
Rowing
  • 2 Gold
  • 2 Silver
  • 2 Bronze
Sailing
  • 4 Gold
  • 1 Silver
  • 1 Bronze
Shooting
  • 0 Gold
  • 0 Silver
  • 0 Bronze
Swimming
  • 2 Gold
  • 2 Silver
  • 2 Bronze
Synchronised Swimming
  • 0 Gold
  • 0 Silver
  • 0 Bronze
Taekwondo
  • 0 Gold
  • 0 Silver
  • 1 Bronze
Tennis
  • 0 Gold
  • 0 Silver
  • 0 Bronze
Triathlon
  • 0 Gold
  • 0 Silver
  • 0 Bronze
Weightlifting
  • 0 Gold
  • 0 Silver
  • 0 Bronze
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Larry Godfrey was the only British male to earn selection for Athens 2004, but was joined by two teammates for the second time in a row for London 2012.

An aerospace repair design engineer, Godfrey claimed mixed team bronze with Amy Oli...

Ashley Jackson made his Olympic debut at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games. The mens team won their fifth/sixth place classification match against Korea to place fifth in the tournament. Jackson was a member of England mens hockey squad which won ...

Mo Farah is a three-time European champion, successfully defending his 5000m title in Helsinki this year, and reigning 5000m world champion – he just missed out on a long distance double at the 2011 worlds, also claiming silver in the 10,...

Crista Cullen has amassed over 150 international caps and was Britain’s top scorer at Beijing 2008. Born in Lincolnshire, Cullen grew up in Kenya before moving back to the UK and attending Oakham School. Her father was a golfer on the pro...

Liam ‘Killah’ Killeen hit a course marker after only 150m at Beijing 2008 before regrouping to finish seventh.

A Commonwealth bronze medallist, Killeen considers being stuck in traffic as bad as finishing fourth.

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Olympic silver medallist Fell retires from modern pentathlon

Olympic silver medallist and former world number one Heather Fell has called time on her 12-year modern pentathlon career.

After being ...

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Game Facts

Host Nation China
Duration 8 August - 24 August 2008
Competing Athletes 11,028
Team GB Athletes 311
Sports 28
Disciplines 38
Events 302 (165 menʼs events, 127 womenʼs events and 10 mixed events)
Co Host Cities Qingdao (Sailing), Hong Kong (Equestrian), TianJin, Shanghai, Shenyang, Qinhuangdao (Football)
Competition Venues 37 (31 in Beijing, 6 outside Beijing)
Training Venues 87
Paralympic Games 6th September - 17th September 2008