Rio 2016 was, for Team GB, a success like no other Olympic Games.
Apart from the 1908 London Games (22 nations competed in 110
events across 22 sports and only 37 of the 2,008 competitors - 676
British - were women), these were the most successful ever for Team
GB, with 67 medals won, two more than at London 2012. This pictorial
celebration of British sporting success recalls all the glorious moments,
whether it be reasserting GB's dominance - in the Velodrome - or
breaking new ground - in women's hockey. But there were almost as
many outstanding achievements which resulted in silver and bronze
medals and these are also covered in depth.
Sport by sport, Team GB: Victorious tells how the medals were won,
the key moments and tells some of the amazing stories of dedication,
bravery, determination and heroism displayed by medals winners. The
fantastic summer of sport in 2016 will live long in the memory, but when
it fades, this book will bring those glorious moments back to vivid and