That record haul was two more medals than they managed at London 2012, which followed on from 51 medals won by British athletes in Beijing in 2008.
UK Sport, the body which funds the Olympic programme through National Lottery funding, has said in the build-up to the Games that there is likely to be a dip of sorts in Tokyo and has set a broad target range of between 45 and 70 medals.
Reaching the heights of five years ago looks unlikely but Team GB have still arrived in Japan with plenty of leading medal contenders.
Here is a full list of medals won for Britain in Tokyo so far…
Bradly Sinden (silver) – men’s -68kg taekwondo
Chelsie Giles (bronze) – women’s -52kg judo