Great Britain at the 1896 Summer Olympics

Ten athletes from the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland competed in seven sports at the 1896 Summer Olympics. The Great Britain athletes were the fifth most successful in terms of overall medals (7) and tied for fifth in gold medals (2). The 7 medals came on 23 entries in 14 events.

Great Britain at the
1896 Summer Olympics
IOC codeGBR
NOCBritish Olympic Association
in Athens
Competitors10 in 7 sports
Medals
Gold
2
Silver
3
Bronze
2
Total
7
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

Two tennis players (one English, one Irish) also played in mixed team squads, contributing to a gold and a bronze medal. These medals are not counted as part of the Great Britain total.