Just as a matter of record

As of close of play today, Great Britain is third on the Olympic medal table. It’s like, it gives you a warm glow, innit.

Advert for Olympic Cycles, from the British Library

» The advert for Olympic Cycles of Wolverhampton is from the Evanion Collection of Ephemera at the British Library.

One Comment

  1. Harry
    17 August 2008 at 9:29 pm | Permalink

    If you’re looking at some medal table somewhere and saying hang on a minute, Harry appears to be sadly mistaken, it’s probably just that you’re American. US sources appear to order the medal table by total medals won, whereas other countries including the UK list them ordered by number of golds, comme ça.

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