Great Britain: The Rising Tide Of Rio 2016 Built On Palmer’s Plea Of Atlanta 1996

Adam Peaty by Patrick B. Kraemer

How Britain became an Olympic sporting nation: from the press conference and in other interviews that followed a victoRIOus touchdown that stole the headline in Britain today we heard a refrain beyond the talent, training and hard work that explained much about how it has all come to pass: long-term planning backed by the commitment, consistency and continuity that begat call-room confidence

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Great Britain’s Olympics success is astonishing.

In swimming, it is the first time ever at Olympics that GBR beat Australia in men 4×100 medley for medals.

Craig Lord

Yes, asf. It helps somewhat to have a 56.59 breaststroke leg …

David Brooks

It’s easy to get carried away but it’s not hard to imagine GB being far stronger in the pool in Tokyo. Peaty is a case in point that one superstar can win you multiple medals. The emergence of Duncan Scott, for another example, resulted in 2 medals that were not entirely expected. If the likes of Proud and Scott continue to develop, along with the likes of Peatty, SOC and Guy and if prospects like Luke Greenbank and Kate Dawson come through, there could be far more gold to come in 4 years’ time.

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