Team GB Wins Tight Battle With China For 2nd
Story of the Olympics
In Rio, Team GB really found their feet, beating even the mighty China into second place. While this achievement is an example of the importance of funding in top-level sport, the years of hard work and dedication from the athletes are of course still absolutely essential. The infographic below tracks how the medal tallies developed over the games, with Team GB ending with one more gold than China to secure their place directly behind the omnipotent USA.
This infographic documents the medal tallies of Team GB and China in the race for second place at Rio 2016.