Great Britain's Joe Clarke produced a stunning final run to snatch gold in the kayak at the Rio Olympics. The British number one from Staffordshire qualified third fastest for the final but posted a time of seconds to take first place.
The Penguin Modern Painters. Such an adventurous series and launched during wartime Britain. They bought living artists to the homes of thousands with illustrated plates in full colour for just 2/6. The series was notionally edited by Kenneth Clarke and slots into his Recording Britain project but the real work behind the scenes was done by Eunice Frost the power behind the Penguin throne. #penguinmodernpainters #eunicefrost #kennethclarke #recordingbritain #artforall @penguinukbooks…
Nicola Adams became the first British boxer to retain an Olympic title for 92 years by winning gold in the women's flyweight final at Rio The won a unanimous points decision to beat France's Sarah Ourahmoune.
More than halfway through the Summer Olympic games in Rio, over 150 gold medals have been awarded. Here are some of the winners whose performances during competition earned them the top spot on the podium.