The 2016 Olympics have begun! With a fantastic opening ceremony, records being broken and even a green coloured diving pool, the Olympics are shaping up to be one for the history books. Even though we’re only one week into this year’s Olympics, there’s been some huge successes for Great Britain, so we’ve put together a short summary for you as well as some fun and quirky facts about your Olympic team. Medals (as of 15th August 2016) Gold Medals Adam Peaty - Men’s 100m breaststroke Joe Clarke - Men's K-1 in Canoeing Jack Laugher & Chris Mears - Men's 3m synchronized springboard in Diving Philip Hindes, Jason Kenny & Callum Skinner - Men's team sprint in Cycling Helen Glover & Heather Stanning - Women's coxless pair in Rowing Alex Gregory, Constantine Louloudis, George Nash and Mohamed Sbihi - Men's coxless four in Rowing Stephen Burke, Ed Clancy, Owain Doull, Bradley Wiggins - Men's team pursuit in Cycling Paul Bennet et al. - Men's eight in Rowing Katie Archibald, Elinor Barker, Joanna Rowsell & Laura Trott - Women's team pursuit in Cycling Mo Farah - Men's 10,000 metres in Athletics Max Whitlock - Men's floor in Gymnastics Justin Rose - Men's individual in Golf Max Whitlock - Men's pommel horse in Gymnastics Jason Kenny - Men's sprint in Cycling Andy Murray - Men's singles in Tennis Charlotte Dujardin - Individual dressage in Equestrian Giles Scott - Finn in Sailing Laura Trott - Women's omnium in Cycling Jason Kenny - Men's keirin in Cycling Silver Medals Jazmin Carlin - Women’s 400m freestyle in Swimming Siobhan-Marie O’Connor - Women’s 200m individual medley in Swmming James Guy, Stephen Milne, Duncan Scott, Daniel Wallace, Robbie Renwick - Men’s 4x200m freestyle relay in Swmming Vicky Thornely & Katherine Grainger - Women's double sculls in Rowing David Florence & Richard Hounslow - Men's C-2 in Canoeing GB National Rugby Sevens Team - Men's tournament in Rugby sevens Fiona Bigwood, Charlotte Dujardin, Carl Hester & Spencer Wilton - Team dressage in Equestrian Bryony Page - Women's trampoline in Gymnastics Jazmin Carlin - Women's 800m freestyle in Swimming Karen Bennett et al. - Women's eight in Rowing Becky James - Women's keirin in Cycling James Guy, Adam Peaty, Duncan Scott and Chris Walker-Hebborn - Men's 4x100m medley relay in Swimming Jessica Ennis-Hill - Women's heptathlon in Athletics Nick Dempsey - Men's RS:X in Sailing Louis Smith - Men's pommel horse in Gymnastics Callum Skinner - Men's sprint in Cycling Mark Cavendish - Men's omnium in Cycling Becky James - Women's sprint in Cycling Jack Laugher - Men's 3m springboard in Diving Bronze Medals Edward Ling - Men’s trap in Shooting Tom Daley & Daniel Goodfellow - Men’s 10m synchronised platform in Diving Chris Froome - Men's road time trial in Cycling Steven Scott - Men's double trap in Shooting Sally Conway - Women's 70kg in Judo Max Whitlock - Men's all around in Gymnastics Greg Rutherford - Men's long jump in Athletics Sophie Hitchon - Women's hammer throw in Athletics Amy Tinkler - Women's floor in Gymnastics Nile Wilson - Men's horizontal bar in Gymnastics Katy Marchant - Women's sprint in Cycling Joshua Buatsi - Men's light heavyweight in Boxing Records and Historic Achievements Over the course of the Olympics this year, several records have been broken by the GB Olympic Team, alongside some fantastic historic achievements. World champion Adam Peaty broke the world record for the 100m breaststroke, finishing in 57.13 seconds. What’s more is the record he broke was previously set by himself in the London 2012 Olympics! Following that, swimmer Siobhan-Marie O’Connor broke the British record for the 200m individual medley, and not only that, she is the first British woman to win an Olympic medal in the medley. Max Whitlock created history by winning Britain's first ever gymnastics gold medal thanks to his victory in the floor discipline. Justin Rose also became the first golfer to win an Olympic gold medal for 112 years as the sport returned to the games. Andy Murray has also become the first tennis player to retain an Olympic singles title. Upon winning her fourth gold medal in the omnium, Laura Trott became Britain's most successful female Olympian! Fun Facts about the GB Team Have you ever wondered how many medals someone on the team has? Or maybe you want to know just how old the members of the team representing Great Britain are? Then read on for our top 5 interesting facts about the GB team! The oldest athlete to compete for the GB team in the Rio 2016 Olympics is 56-year-old dressage rider Richard Davidson. A four-time Olympian and European medallist, Richard has been at the forefront of international equestrian for almost 4 decades! Bradley Wiggins, who first competed in the 2004 Olympics in Athens, is Great Britain’s most decorate Olympian with a total of 7 medals (4 gold, 1 silver and 2 bronze) Not every Olympic sport has several GB athletes. Olga Butkevych is the only British athlete selected for the Wrestling freestyle event, with every other sport having at least one other team member. Gymnast Rebecca Tunney is both the youngest athlete selected for the team at just 15-years-old, and also the shortest member of the team at 4ft 9 inches. And finally, basketball player Dan Clark is the tallest member of the GB team, at 6ft 11 inches! And there you have it! There has been huge success for Team GB and we’re only in the first week of this year’s Olympics. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter as we keep you updated with more results and news about the competition!