Team GB athletes' diets interactive: Olympic athletes will eat from as little as 1500 calories to as many as 6000 calories a day. With the help of expert nutritionists, explore our graphic of swimmers, triathletes, canoe slalom paddlers, boxers, and sailors and compare with the average Briton's diet.
Alistair Brownlee claimed Britain's first ever medal in the men's Olympic triathlon, taking gold ahead of two-time world champion Javier Gomez and his brother Jonny, who won bronze despite incurring a 15 second penalty.
Laura Trott of Great Britain warms up for Women’s Team Pursuit qualifying session on day one of the UCI Track Cycling World Cup at the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome on November 2012 in Glasgow, Scotland. (photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)