Who has Sir Bradley Wiggins had to beat to become Britain's most decorated Olympian?

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Sir Bradley Wiggins has become Great Britain's most decorated Olympian, winning his eighth medal with victory in the team pursuit at the Rio 2016 Olympic games. He now has five gold medals, one silver and two bronze.

The cyclist has overtaken the likes of Sir Steve Redgrave and Sir Chris Hoy, but who else has Bradley had to beat over the years to become Britain's most decorated Olympian?

Katherine Grainger, rowing

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(Andrew Matthews/PA)

Katherine has five Olympic medals - one gold and four silver.

Henry Taylor, swimming

Henry Taylor after he won the 400m Freestyle
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Henry won five medals - three gold and two bronze.

Jack Beresford, rowing

Jack Beresford and Dick Southwood
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Jack won five medals - three gold and two silver.

Jason Kenny, cycling

Jason Kenny
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Jack has five medals - four gold and one silver.

Sir Ben Ainslie, sailing

Sir Ben Ainslie
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Ben has five medals - four gold and one silver.

Sir Steve Redgrave, rowing

Steve Redgrave and Andy Holmes
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Steve has six medals - five gold and one bronze.

Sir Chris Hoy, cycling

Sir Chris Hoy
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Chris has seven medals - six gold and one silver.