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There is no doubt the home crowd is a help as well as a hindrance for British athletes in London 2012, the favorites feeling the pressure and the outsiders over-performing after pulling from that crowd, as we saw in the gymnastics and the road race, to name but two. If you are expected to do ... Read review

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My Olympic athletic predictions for the new millenium games! Review with images

AdvantagesOlympics!

DisadvantagesIt will end next week

"There is no doubt the home crowd is a help as well as a hindrance for British athletes in London 2012, the favorites feeling the pressure and the outsiders over-performing after pulling from that crowd, as we saw in the gymnastics and the road race, to name but two. If you are expected to do well that can double the pressure. If you’re not expected to do anything and you do then twice the kudos coming your way if you do? But like cycling and rowing ..." Read review
04.08.2012

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Community Level 2pe_jones

pe_jones

We're not winnin' swimmin'

AdvantagesExciting

DisadvantagesFunding

"In the 2000 Olympics, Sydney the Great Britain swimming squad did not peform as well as most people would have hoped. The Americans and Australians, on the other hand dominated. This is because over here, in Britain swimming is not regarded highly as an exciting sport. Infact, as a swimmer myself, relays are fascinating to watch. Unlike running, swimming requires allover fitness, not just in the legs. The Australians are mad about the sport and ..." Read review
04.02.2001

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2000 Olympics - British team performances

AdvantagesGB did really well this year !

DisadvantagesSome disappointments in swimming & athletics.

"...for the GB team. However, the 2000 Sydney Olympics have finally given us a great Games & a medal tally the nation can be proud of. Great Britain won 11 gold medals, 10 silvers & 7 bronze medals. We even beat Romania in the final medal table !! It was the country's most successful Olympics since 1920 !! It was also nice to see the team win medals in such a wide variety of sports - events like boxing, shooting, judo & the modern pentathlon. If our ..." Read review
01.10.2000

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Community Level 2georgiegir...

georgiegirl001

obvious-olymics

AdvantagesWE COULD WIN MORE MEDALS IN OLYMPICS

DisadvantagesWE HAVE NO MONEY TO HELP ATHLETES

"england are SO terrible at the olymipcs i dont know how they did so well this year!!!!! i love sports and i think that more money shoud b invested in sport to stop other countries walking all over us as though we r stupid. something needs to b done as we r getting worse and worse. the government and lottery should stop messing about and give sport a chance WHOSE WITH ME!!!! we should give those athletes who r dying to get serious into sport but ..." Read review
08.12.2000

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