Brits sail away with Qingdao medals

Beijing Olympics Sailing Medal Tallies Final Figures

The British Sailing Team capped off a great performance when Iain Percy and Andrew 'Bart' Simpson took Gold in the Star class this afternoon. Britian won four Beijing Olympic Gold medals, a silver and bronze to sail away the Qingdao regatta.

This is the best overall medal result for one nation since the United States won one gold, six silver, and two bronze in Barcelona in 1992.

Medal Tally by CountryGoldSilverBronzeTotal
Great Britain4116
Australia2103
USA1102
China1012
Denmark1001
New Zealand1001
Spain1102
Netherlands0202
France0123
Italy0112
Lithuania0101
Slovenia0101
Sweden0101
Brazil0022
Germany0011
Greece0011
Israel0011
Argentina0011