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Result: Great Britain finish fifth in team eventing at Olympics in Rio de Janeiro

Great Britain finish fifth in team eventing at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

Great Britain have finished fifth in team eventing at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, while France have won their first gold medal since 2004.

It is the first time since 2000 that the Brits have not taken home a medal in this event, but the damage was already done on Monday in the cross-country round.

William Fox-Pitt picked up 20 penalties yesterday on board Chilli Morning, which all but put Britain out of medal contention ahead of the final day.

In the show jumping, Team GB improved, sealing three clear rounds which meant that they would not be able to finish lower than sixth.

France took the top spot on the podium, while Germany earned silver and Australia nabbed bronze.

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Bronze medalist British William Fox-Pitt celebrates during the podium ceremony for the Jumping event of the 2014 FEI World Equestrian Games, on August 31, 2014
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Olympic medal table header
CountryGold medalSilver MedalBronze MedalT
ChinaChina51410
JapanJapan5106
United StatesUnited States42410
Republic of KoreaRepublic of Korea2035
Olympics flagOlympic Athletes from Russia1427
19  Great BritainGreat Britain0112
Today's Olympic highlights header

Sunday's key events


SURFING
· Wave conditions permitting, surfing will make its Olympic debut (11pm-8.20am)

SKATEBOARDING
· Another debutant sport at this Olympics, most eyes will be on American Nyjah Huston in the men's street contest as he looks to add Olympic gold to his four world titles and 12 X-Games golds. (12.30am-5am)

TAEKWONDO
· History beckons for Jade Jones as she looks to become a three-time Olympic champion - something never done before in the sport prior to these Games (2am-1.45pm)
· Team GB's Bradly Sinden - world champion two years ago - is also going for gold in the men's -68kg category (2am-1.45pm)

GYMNASTICS
· Already-legendary gymnast Simone Biles makes her first appearance of the Games in the women's qualifying event (2am-2pm)

SWIMMING
· The first swimming medals of the Games will be dished out, with home favourite Daiya Seto going for gold in the men's 400m individual medley (2.30am-4.20am)

CYCLING
· Lizzie Deignan is among the Team GB team looking for success in the women's road race (5am-9.30am)

TENNIS
· Reigning two-time Olympic champion Andy Murray starts his title defence against Canadian hotshot Felix Auger-Aliassime (7am approx.)

> Today's schedule in full
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