GREAT BRITAIN matched their haul from London 2012 by bagging 65 medals in Tokyo this summer.

Team GB finished just two shy of their total from Rio 2016 after 17 days of brilliant Olympic action in the Far East.


Their 65-medal haul was also the fourth most overall behind USA, China and Russia with Japan in fifth.

Jason Kenny and Lauren Price both delivered gold for Great Britain on the final day of competition in Tokyo.

That took Britain's final tally to 22 golds – five shy of the 27 they won in Rio and seven short of the 29 bagged in London.

Team GB also won 21 silver medals and 22 bronzes to take the total haul up to 65.

The top three in the medal standings – USA, China and Japan, have been out of GB's reach pretty much since competition started.

Great Britain have been competing with Australia and Russia for fourth spot behind the trio.

It was another brilliant summer for Britain's Olympians with a number of milestone achievements.

Kenny won his seventh gold medal on Sunday to stand along among British Olympians.

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Cycling – 12

Swimming – 8

Boxing – 6

Athletics – 6

Sailing – 5

Equestrian – 5

Triathlon – 3

Diving – 3

Gymnastics – 3

Taekwondo – 3

Modern pentathlon – 2

Canoeing – 2

Rowing – 2

Weightlifting – 1

Hockey – 1

Judo – 1

Shooting – 1

Skateboarding – 1

And his wife Laura Kenny also became the most decorated female British Olympian when she won the madison with Katie Archibald.

The swimming squad delivered a best ever performance with eight medals in the pool – led by Adam Peaty.

Tom Daley also won diving gold at long last after bursting onto the scene back in Beijing 13 years ago.

There was also a golden modern pentathlon double as Joe Choong and Kate French were both crowned Olympic champions.

Tokyo 2020 saw a number of new mixed competitions introduced with men and women competing alongside each other.

Team GB won two of these – the swimming 4x100m medley relay and mixed relay triathlon.

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Max Whitlock defended his pommel horse gymnastics title and Britain's sailors also scooped three golds.

And the last word went to boxing with Price's gold as the squad secured a record haul.

Galal Yafai also won gold in the ring as Britain's boxers returned with six medals in the sport.

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