In pictures: All 27 gold medal winning moments from Rio 2016
Rio 2016

In pictures: All 27 gold medal winning moments from Rio 2016

25 August 2016 / 23:33
It’s that exact moment, captured forever. The moment a lifetime’s work, the years of training and toil, hard work and endeavour, come spectacularly together.

Below - in date order - is the photo taken the second each of our Team GB gold medallists in Rio realised they had become an Olympic champion and written their names in legend.

1. Adam Peaty, Swimming, 100m breaststroke, August 7th

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2. Joe Clarke, Canoeing, Men’s K1, August 10th

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3. Jack Laugher & Chris Mears, Diving, Men’s 3m synchronised springboard, August 10th

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4. Philip Hindes, Jason Kenny, Callum Skinner, Cycling, Men’s Team Sprint, August 11th

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5. Helen Glover & Heather Stanning, Rowing, Women’s pair, August 12th

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6. Alex Gregory, Constantine Louloudis, George Nash, Mo Sbihi, Rowing, Men’s four, August 12th

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7. Steven Burke, Ed Clancy, Owain Doull, Sir Bradley Wiggins, Cycling, Men’s team pursuit, August 12th

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8. Men’s eight, Rowing, August 13th

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9. Katie Archibald, Elinor Barker, Jo Rowsell-Shand, Laura Trott, Cycling, Women’s team pursuit, August 13th

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10. Mo Farah, Athletics, Men’s 10,000m, August 13th

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11. Max Whitlock, Gymnastics, Men’s floor, August 14th

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12. Justin Rose, Golf, Men’s strokeplay, August 14th

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13. Max Whitlock, Gymnastics, Men’s pommel horse, August 14th

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14. Jason Kenny, Cycling, Men’s sprint, August 14th

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15. Andy Murray, Tennis, Men’s singles, August 14th

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16. Charlotte Dujardin, Equestrian, Individual Dressage, August 15th

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17. Giles Scott, Sailing, Men’s Finn, August 16th

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18. Laura Trott, Cycling, Women’s omnium, August 16th

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19. Jason Kenny, Cycling, Men’s keirin, August 16th

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20. Alistair Brownlee, Triathlon, Men’s race, August 18th

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21. Saskia Clark/Hannah Mills, Sailing, Women’s 470, August 18th

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22. Jade Jones, Taekwondo, women’s featherweight, August 18th

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23. Nick Skelton, Equestrian, Individual showjumping, August 19th

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24. Women’s Hockey, August 19th

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25. Liam Heath, Canoeing, Men’s K1 200m, August 20th

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26. Nicola Adams, Boxing, Women’s flyweight, August 20th

Nicola Adams wins gold at Rio 2016

27. Mo Farah, Athletics, Men’s 5,000m, August 20th

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