Tokyo Olympics: GB’s last Olympians welcomed house


The Queen has congratulated Crew GB as the ultimate Olympians returned house from Tokyo 2020.

History-makers Jason and Laura Kenny have been on the flight into Heathrow Airport as we speak, alongside six different gold medallists. Additionally on board have been 9 silver and three bronze medallists.

“The ability, dedication and onerous work proven by the athletes and their assist groups all through the distinctive and difficult circumstances of the final yr has been an inspiration to us all,” mentioned the Queen.

Crew GB completed fourth within the medal desk, with 65 medals total equalling the tally from London 2012.

Jason and Laura Kenny on flight home
Joe Choong with a British Airways staff member
Boxers share drink on flight home from Tokyo 2020.

It was a profitable Video games for Nice Britain, who claimed 22 golds, 21 silvers and 22 bronze medals, finishing fourth in the medal table and equalling the 65 gained in London 2012.

Tokyo 2020 is now Britain’s second-most profitable abroad Olympics after Rio 2016.

Boxer Frazer Clarke at Heathrow Airport
Boxer Galal Yafai celebrates with brother at Heathrow Airport
Boxer Galal Yafai is congratulated at Heathrow Airport.

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