Was the Beijing total of 19 golds (with 7 in the velodrome) just too hard a target to beat, even in our own backyard? Not a chance.
Helen Glover and Heather Stanning set things rolling in the rowing on August 1, and Bradley Wiggins followed soon after on the road.
When Laura Bechtolsheimer, Carl Hester and Charlotte Dujardin won the Team Dressage on August 7, Team GB had beaten their total from four years earlier, and we've kept on going.
Move through the gallery below for every single Team GB gold medal at the London 2012 Olympics.
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