Clockwise from top left: Adam Peaty (swimming), Andy Murray (tennis), Laura Trott and Jason Kenny (cycling), Giles Scott (sailing), Nick Skelton (showjumping), Jonathan and Alistair Brownlee (triathlon), and Jade Jones (taekwondo)

Our glorious golden Games

Theresa May will harness the spirit of Britain’s Olympic “world beaters” to draw up a blueprint for Brexit — as Team GB’s performance in Rio was hailed as the greatest yet by a British team.

Rio 2016Verified account ‏@Rio2016_en  Aug 6 #GBR's @adam_peaty breaks world record of 100m breaststroke in heat. Will there be more? #swimming #RioRecords

Rio account ‏ Aug 6 breaks world record of breaststroke in heat.

#RIO2016 - Best of Day 1 - Britain's Adam Peaty takes part in the Men's 100m Breaststroke Semifinal during the swimming event at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic...

- Best of Day 1 - Britain's Adam Peaty takes part in the Men's Breaststroke Semifinal during the swimming event at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic.

Britain's Adam Peaty reacts after he broke the world record in the Men's 100m Breaststroke heat during the swimming event at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium in Rio de Janeiro on August 6, 2016.   / AFP / GABRIEL BOUYS

Swimming - Olympics: Day 1

Britain's Adam Peaty reacts after he broke the world record in the Men's Breaststroke heat during the swimming event at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium in Rio de Janeiro on August / AFP / GABRIEL BOUYS

Swimming superstar Adam Peaty, 21, wins Team GB's first Olympic medal

Swimming superstar Adam Peaty, 21, wins Team GB's first Olympic medal

He looks like my son! Swimming superstar Adam Peaty, wins Team GB's first Olympic medal

Great Britain won their first medal of Rio 2016 as Adam Peaty took gold in the men's 100m breaststroke with a world record.The…

Rio Olympics Adam Peaty wins GB's first medal with swimming gold

Adam Peaty of Great Britain on his way to a new World Record in the men's 100m…

Adam Peaty of Great Britain on his way to a new World Record in the men's

James Guy, Chad le Clos, Michael Phelps and Adam Peaty pictured at Swimming…

James Guy, Chad le Clos, Michael Phelps and Adam Peaty pictured at Swimming…

Britain's Adam Peaty celebrates after he broke the World Record in the Men's 100m Breaststroke Final during the swimming event at the Rio 2016...

Britain's Adam Peaty celebrates after he broke the World Record in the Men's Breaststroke Final during the swimming event at the Rio

Rio 2016: Adam Peaty wins gold to secure Team GB's first Olympic medal in 100m breaststroke

Golden boy Adam Peaty wins Team GB's first Olympic medal

Rio 2016: Adam Peaty wins gold to secure Team GB's first Olympic medal in 100m breaststroke

Aug. 8th. 2016: Adam Peaty breaks the world record to win a gold medal in the 100m. breaststroke at the 2016 Rio Olympics

Adam Peaty wins first Olympic gold and breaks world record again

Adam Peaty breaks the world record to win a gold medal in the breaststroke at the 2016 Rio Olympics

Cody Miller of the United States Adam Peaty of Great Britain Cameron van der Burgh of South Africa and Kevin Cordes of the United…

Cody Miller of the United States Adam Peaty of Great Britain Cameron van der Burgh of South Africa and Kevin Cordes of the United…

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