My workplace is holding a competition to predict the final medal tally for Team GB in the Olympics. I've recorded my prediction (well, guess) below so I can keep track...
Silver = 16
Bronze = 18
Total = 55
Unfortunately, the cycling, which got us 12 medals in 2008, has been butchered and there are now far fewer medal opportunities in that sport. But home advantage should give GB a chance to increase the overall medal tally since the last Games. I reckon they should surpass the total of 47 medals, but I'm being conservative and predicting an increase of only 2 golds.
It's sobering to realise that UK Sport's official target is only 1 higher than the Beijing games.