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| Wales' all-time Olympic medal tally is 56:- 23 golds, 14 silver & 19 bronze.

| GB's all-time Olympic medal tally is 780:- 236 golds, 272 silvers & 272 bronze. | Welsh percentages's Total Medals = 7.18% Gold = 9.75% Silver = 5.15% Bronze = 6.99% | 2012 London - 30 athletes and 7 medals (3 gold, 3 silver, 1 bronze).

| 5.6% of team (541) but 10.8% of Team GB medals (65) | Gold: Geraint Thomas (with Ed Clancy, Steven Burke and Peter Kennaugh) - Cycling, Team Pursuit Tom James (with Pete Reed, Andy Triggs Hodge and Alex Gregory) - Rowing, Men's Four Jade Jones - Taekwondo, -57Kg | Silver: Chris Bartley (with brothers Richard and Peter Chambers and Rob Williams) - Rowing, Men's Lightweight Four Hannah Mills (with Saskia Clark) - Sailing, Women's 470 Fred Evans - Boxing, Welterweight | Bronze: Sarah Thomas (with Team GB) - Women's Hockey | Total Medals: | 3 gold, 3 silver, 1 bronze | 2008 Beijing - 12 athletes and 5 medals (3 gold, 2 silver - Nicole Cooke, Tom James, Geraint Thomas, David Davies and Tom Lucy respectively). | 3.9% of team (311) but 10.6% of TeamGB medals (47) | 2004 Athens - 17 Welsh athletes represented Team GB, 1 medal (David Davies won a bronze medal in the 1500m freestyle swimming event. | 6.3% of the total athlete team (271) but 3.3% of TeamGB medals (30).

| 2000 Sydney - 15 Welsh athletes made up. 1 medal - Ian Barker (sailing - silver). In addition, 3 Welsh coaches represented Team GB, Zhou Zhunling (Badminton), Chris Jones (Triathlon) and Steve

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Title Annotation:Sport
Publication:Wales On Sunday (Cardiff, Wales)
Date:Jul 31, 2016
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