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Britain Goes For Gold

by | 7th, August 2008

AS The Croydonian points out: “From the wonderful people who had a fire sale of gold reserves, this:

[Sports minister Gerry] Sutcliffe, in Macao to visit the Team GB preparation camp, said competitors needed to come home with 41 medals and show the British public that the country’s £500 million investment into elite sport was “value for money

A little digging discloses that an Olympic Gold medal weighs around 250 grammes.

He calculates the gold being worth £4,461.82.

A small start, but it’s a start…

Image: Gordon’s smog mask



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