Who was only 13 when she won 2 gold medals for britain at the 2008 paralympic games in beijing?
Swimmer Eleanor Simmonds who won the 100 meter freestyle and 400 meter freestyle events.
Through the 2008 Games in Beijing: 4705 gold medals have been awarded in the Summer Olympics since 1896. Great Britain has won 207 of them. This is a percentage of 4.40. 774 gold medals have been awarded in the Winter Olympics since 1924. Great Britain has won 8 of them. This is a percentage of 1.03.
Great Britain. The fewest gold medals they won at a Summer Games is 1 at the 1904 Summer Games in St. Louis, 1952 Summer Games in Helsinki, and 1996 Summer Games in Atlanta. The most gold medals they won at a Summer Games is 56 at the 1908 Summer Games in London and 19 at the 2008 Summer Games in Beijing. Great Britain
The government agency UK Sport targeted a total of 48 to 70 medals, with a commitment of at least 48, one more than the team won at the 2008 Summer Olympics, and a fourth-place finish in the medal table. The 48 medal target was reached on Day 11 (7 August) and on the same day Great Britain surpassed the Beijing tally of 19 gold medals to make it the most successful Olympic Games for Great…