Defending champions Great Britain won silver in the Olympic team dressage, as world champions Germany claimed gold. The British quartet - Spencer Wilton, Fiona Bigwood, Carl Hester and Charlotte Dujardin - were beaten into second by 3.334 points. Germany's Sonke Rothenberger, Dorothee Schneider, Kristina Broring-Sprehe and Isabell Werth scored 81.936 points, with Britain on 78.602. The United States won bronze

Rio Olympics 2016: Great Britain win team dressage silver, Germany take gold

Defending champions Great Britain won silver in the Olympic team dressage, as world champions Germany claimed gold. The British quartet - Spencer Wilton, Fiona Bigwood, Carl Hester and Charlotte Dujardin - were beaten into second by 3.334 points. Germany's Sonke Rothenberger, Dorothee Schneider, Kristina Broring-Sprehe and Isabell Werth scored 81.936 points, with Britain on 78.602. The United States won bronze

Fiona Bigwood, Charlotte Dujardin, Carl Hester, and Spencer Wilton: Silver in…

Fiona Bigwood, Charlotte Dujardin, Carl Hester, and Spencer Wilton: Silver in…

Carl Hester, Fiona Bigwood, Charlotte Dujardin and Spencer Wilton take the Dressage Team Grand Prix Special ‪#‎Silver‬ medal! After some wonderful rides, finishing with a team score of 78.595%. Congratulations!

Carl Hester, Fiona Bigwood, Charlotte Dujardin and Spencer Wilton take the Dressage Team Grand Prix Special ‪#‎Silver‬ medal! After some wonderful rides, finishing with a team score of 78.595%. Congratulations!

Charlotte Dujardin (centre) with her gold medal, alongside silver medallist…

Charlotte Dujardin retains Olympic individual dressage title in Rio

Charlotte Dujardin (centre) with her gold medal, alongside silver medallist…

Wiggins, Owain Doull, Ed Clancy and Steven Burke receive their gold medals

Who is the greatest British Olympian... Redgrave, Hoy or Wiggins?

Wiggins, Owain Doull, Ed Clancy and Steven Burke receive their gold medals

Japan wins gymnastics gold, Russia silver, China bronze, nudging Team GB into 4th. 8th August 2016

Japan wins gymnastics gold, Russia silver, China bronze, nudging Team GB into 4th. 8th August 2016

Men's rowing fours take gold for the fifth consecutive Olympics, ahead of Australia and Italy. 12th August 2016

Men's rowing fours take gold for the fifth consecutive Olympics, ahead of Australia and Italy. 12th August 2016

Triumphant: Charlotte Dujardin shows off her gold medal after the individual dressage

Dujardin keeping her feet on the ground as she comes to terms with double GB gold

Triumphant: Charlotte Dujardin shows off her gold medal after the individual dressage

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