Thursday, August 2, 2012

How many medals..........???

Olympics athletics: Pundits pick who will star for Great Britain

British athletics head coach Charles van Commenee has set a target of eight medals at London 2012.
The last time GB won eight athletics medals was back in 1988 in Seoul and he target is double what was achieved in Beijing four years ago.
So what gives Van Commenee such confidence this time out?
Britain has enjoyed a flurry of success on the global stage in the past couple of seasons, including two golds and seven medals in total at last year's World Championships in Daegu.
That was followed by second place in the medals table at the World Indoor Championships - Britain's highest ever position.
But can Britain do it on the biggest sporting stage of all? BBC Sport's athletics expert give their verdict.