From popular classics such as swimming to gymnastics to debut events like as BMX racing, the athletes have been raking the medals in. In the past 10 years, Team GB has proudly returned home a grand total of 132 Olympic medals: 56 gold, 40 silver and 36 bronze.
With so many British Olympians from across the country, student accommodation provider Fresh have put together a list showing which counties have produced the most gold, silver and bronze medalists.
The study revealed that London has produced the most athletes who came first, second or third in their respected sporting event.
Within the past decade, London Olympians have brought home more medals than any other region, nearly a quarter of the medals combined – 35 to be exact.
Taking silver position is neighbouring county Surrey, which has 18 medals in all, including three from tennis champion Andy Murray.
West Yorkshire and Gloucestershire share third place on the podium, both having a total of 11 medals obtained from London 2012 and Rio 2016.
When it comes to which sports Great Britain has the most success in at the Olympics, our strengths are clear.
Cycling is the most successful sport, with Team GB bringing back 24 medals, 14 of which are gold and make up a fifth of the 132 medals across the country.
Other top sports include rowing (14 medals), athletics (13 medals) and gymnastics (11 medals), with rising sport taekwondo and definitive triathlon joint tenth place having the exact same number of gold, silver and bronze medals for each.