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Team GB athletes will not be set strict medal targets at the Tokyo Olympics

6 days ago   |   By Daily Mail

UK Sport, the elite sport funding agency, traditionally set a minimum medal target for each Olympic sport going into a Games, which can affect their funding for the next Olympic cycle.
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Team GB athletes will not face strict medal targets for Tokyo Olympics

Team GB athletes will not face strict medal targets for Tokyo Olympics

6 days ago   |   By The Guardian

Competition data is missing due to pandemic Team GB aiming to take 375 athletes to Games Team GB's athletes will not face medal targets for the Tokyo Olympics after it was revealed that its analysts do not have enough data to make accurate forecasts, because of the Covid pandemic. Mark England, the British Olympic Association's chef de mission for Tokyo, was asked whether Team GB's athletes were capable of exceeding the 67 medals won at the Rio 2016 Games. “We haven't put a medal target on it - and we won't, to be honest,” he said. “I don't think UK Sport will either.”
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Team GB set to scrap medal targets for Tokyo Olympics

6 days ago   |   By The Independent

Team GB finished second on the medal table five years ago winning 67 medals, including 27 gold
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