14 Team GB Instagram photos that present what life at the Olympics is really like

Team GB are doing a damn fine task on Instagram .
Image: instagram/ @andymurray/ @charlotte_dujardinobe/ mashable composite

LONDON Team GB athletes may have been busy winning a ton of medals at the 2016 Olympic Games, but that doesn’t mean they haven’t had time for a place of social media too.

From slow motion power press-ups to cheeky selfies with Usain Bolt, we’ve rounded up some of the Instagram highlights from British athletes at Rio 2016.

1. Diver Tom Daley’s pre-opening ceremony group selfie.

All dressed up in our welcoming ceremony gear, ready to watch from the village 🙂 @teamgb

A photo posted by Tom Daley (@ tomdaley1 994) on Aug 5, 2016 at 4:54 pm PDT

2. Cyclist Elinor Barker’s pre-race update on her team mate Laura Trott’s hair.

3. And Laura Trott’s gold medal dream coming true.

Wakes up .. Checks under pillow.. This really happened next last night

A photo posted by Laura Trott (@ laura_trott3 1) on Aug 14, 2016 at 5:04 am PDT

4. Jessica Ennis-Hill’s cheeky selfie with Usain Bolt.

Top night receiving my medal and capturing this selfie with the heptathlon girls and Bolt on the track after he won !

A photo posted by Jessica Ennis-Hill (@ jessicaennishill) on Aug 14, 2016 at 7:40 pm PDT

5. This casual insight into life in the Olympic village from gymnast Louis Smith.

Chilling in the village

A video posted by Twitter-louissmith1 989 (@ louissmith1 989) on Aug 5, 2016 at 12:23 pm PDT

6. The front doorway of the women’s cycling team apartment after a week of racing.

Our front door is seeming pretty full now the racing has finished !!

A photo posted by Elinor Barker (@ elinorbarker) on Aug 16, 2016 at 3:49 pm PDT

7. Andy Murray’s excitable selfie with basketball player Kevin Durant.

8. Swimmer Adam Peaty’s demonstration of a power press-up.

Some fun, power press ups this morning! Only a few days until we head down to Rio! #TeamGB #BringOnTheGreat #Lions

A video posted by Adam Peaty (@ adam_peaty) on Jul 29, 2016 at 3:46 pm PDT

9. Gymnast Max Whitlock’s double take.

I’m seeing double! #SpeedTakes @adidas

A video posted by Max whitlock (@ maxwhitlock) on Aug 15, 2016 at 2:27 pm PDT

10. Brothers Alistair Brownlee and Jonny Brownlee showing off their gold and silver triathlon medals.

We did it

A photo posted by Alistair Brownlee (@ alistair.brownlee) on Aug 18, 2016 at 12:30 pm PDT

11. This insight into a post-gym recovery conference from hockey player Maddie Hinch.

12. Mo Farah’s gold medal family photo.

13. This introduction to the gun show from gold medal-winning kayaker Joe Clarke.

Have you got your tickets to the firearm show?. #happy #Olympics #Champion #dream

A photo posted by Joe Clarke (@ joeclarkek1) on Aug 13, 2016 at 9:30 am PDT

14. Eventually, this glorious squad photo of dressage gold medalist Charlotte Dujardin and her illustrious steed.

A photo posted by Charlotte Dujardin (@ charlotte_dujardinobe) on Aug 12, 2016 at 3:40 pm PDT

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