The Queen's message to TeamGB and Commonwealth athletes following the 2020 Olympic Games

Published 9 August 2021

The skill, determination and hard work shown by the athletes and their support teams throughout the unique and challenging circumstances of the last year has been an inspiration

Her Majesty The Queen

“I send my warmest congratulations to the competitors from Great Britain and Northern Ireland, and across the Commonwealth, following their success at the Olympic Games in Tokyo in recent weeks.

The skill, determination and hard work shown by the athletes and their support teams throughout the unique and challenging circumstances of the last year has been an inspiration to us all.

I extend my very best wishes to everyone who has played a part in this extraordinary achievement.”

Elizabeth R