Sir Steve Redgrave expects record British medal haul

Sir Steve Redgrave expects record British medal haul
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Sir Steve Redgrave predicts that Team GB will break a post-war record and claim over 50 medals at this summer's London Olympics.

Rowing legend Sir Steve Redgrave has predicted that Team GB will break a post-war record and claim over 50 medals at this summer's London Olympics.

Britain took 146 medals in 1908, including 56 golds. While Redgrave does not expect that record to come under threat, he is confident that the hosts will post their greatest tally since.

He told The Sun: "I think we can win 50 or more medals including 20 golds. Cycling is going to be our strongest sport.

"I think rowing will be our second-best sport, then sailing, then athletics.

"After that you have swimming and sports such as triathlon and taekwondo where I think we will pick up one or maybe two gold medals."

Britain finished fourth in the overall medal table in Beijing four years ago, taking 47 gongs.

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