Moon Of Liberty Olympics – Team GB Watch



There have been three more medals for Britain, including two more in the swimming pool. 20 year old Siobhan-Marie O’Connor took silver behind Hungarian star Katrinka Hosszu in the 200m Individual medley. O’Conner was fastest qualifier but when it matter Hosszu had a little bit too much but it is still a superb result for O’Conner. The British relay team launched a comeback with an excellent anchor leg from James Guy to take silver behind a strong USA Team including Michael Phelps, who also won his individual gold last night taking his Olympic Gold Medal hall to 21. Stephen Milne, Dan Wallace and Duncan Scott made up the rest of the British Team.

The other British medal came in the Cycling time trial where Tour De France winner Chris Froome matched his Bronze from four years ago, A superb Showing from Swiss rider Fabian Cantellara who rode aggressively from the start in tough conditions won by 48 seconds from Tom Dumoulin of Holland who took the silver.

Elsewhere Serena Williams has crashed out of the Women’s Tennis which opens the draw up, including for Britain’s Johana Konta who is in the Quarter Final, as is Andy Murray who so far has avoided the string of upsets. The Women’s British Gymnastic Team took fifth place as everyone was a shadow in the wake of the superb American Team including the brilliant Simone Biles. In the Women’s syncronised diving Tonya Crouch and 16 year old Lois Toulson were handed a chance of a medal but the fluffed their final dive after an excellent performance in the first four rounds and ended up finishing fifth.

Reports (BBC Sport)

O’Conner & the Relay Team  Froome





200m Individual Medley

GOLD – Katrinka Hosszu (Hungary) 

SILVER – Siobhan-Marie O’Conner (GB)

BRONZE – Madeline Dirado (USA)

200m x 4 Freestyle Relay


SILVER – Great Britain

BRONZE – Japan


Men’s Individual Time Trial

GOLD – Fabian Cancellara (Switzerland)

SILVER –Tom Dumoulin (Holland)

BRONZE – Chris Froome (GB)


1 GOLD – (Adam Peaty – Swimming)

3 SILVERS – (Jazz Carlin – Swimming) (Siobhan-Marie O’Conner – Swimming) (Stephen Milne, Duncan Scott, Dan Wallace & James Guy – Swimming Relay)

3 BRONZE – (Ed Ling – Shooting) (Tom Daley & Dan Goodfellow – Diving) (Chris Froome – Cycling)



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