RIO 2016

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Sep 2016
7:05pm, 11 Sep 2016
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I'm loving The Last Leg, it's essential viewing!
Sep 2016
8:26pm, 11 Sep 2016
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Agreed :-)
Sep 2016
9:26am, 12 Sep 2016
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Little Nemo - this kitten can
I think the BBC really messed up by not having a daily review show like The Last Leg. I know it's partly because of the time difference and that they probably didn't want to put a highlights programme on while there was still live sport happening, but you need an hour long programme just so you can catch up with what's happened. Watching Alex Brooker attempt a one-legged jump over a box is possibly one of the best things I've seen this year :-)

I'm thrilled that all the worries about the crowds have been proved wrong. I thought that if they couldn't get people for the Olympics then they wouldn't get them for the Paralympics so I'm pleased to have been wrong. Maybe it's due to the prices being slashed or free tickets but it's been wonderful.

The only downside is some of the coverage is a bit ropy. They appeared to only have a couple of camera angles for the rowing so it was almost impossible to work out who was leading until the finish.

Looking forward to the Wheelchair Rugby - carnage :-)
Sep 2016
3:16pm, 12 Sep 2016
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LN - I believe there was no rowing coverage by the host nation, so C4 did their own - there was probably only a couple of camera angles because there was probably only a couple of cameras! It was nice they made the effort especially as we won so many medals, but that's probably why it was a bit ropey!

The Last Leg is brilliant!
Sep 2016
4:25pm, 12 Sep 2016
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Little Nemo - this kitten can
Thanks for the explanation Liliaicha, it's better than nothing I guess :-)

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GB Medals

GOLD: 27
Adam Peaty (Swimming)
Joe Clarke (Canoeing)
Laugher & Mears (Diving)
Men's Sprint (Cycling)
Glover & Stanning (Rowing)
Men's Four (Rowing)
Men's Pursuit (Cycling)
Men's Eight (Rowing)
Women's Pursuit (Cycling)
Mo Farah (Athletics)
Max Whitlock (Gymnastics)
Justin Rose (Golf)
Max Whitlock - again! (Gymnastics)
Jason Kenny (Cycling)
Andy Murray (Tennis)
Charlotte Dujardin (Horsey Dancing)
Giles Scott (Sailing)
Laura Trott (Cycling)
Jason Kenny - again! (Cycling)
Alistair Brownlee (Triathlon)
Mills & Clark (Sailing)
Jade Jones (Taekwondo)
Nick Skelton (Show Jumping)
Women's Hockey (Hockey)
Liam Heath (Canoeing)
Nicola Adams (Boxing)
Mo Farah - again! (Athletics)

Jazz Carlin (Swimming)
Siobhan-Marie O'Connor (Swimming)
Men's 200m Relay (Swimming)
Grainger & Thornley (Rowing)
Florence & Hounslow (Canoeing)
Men's Rugby Sevens (Rugby)
Bryony Page (Trampolining)
Team Dressage (Horsey Dancing)
Jazz Carlin - again! (Swimming)
Women's Eight (Rowing)
Becky James (Cycling)
Jess Ennis-Hill (Athletics)
Men's 400m Medley (Swimming)
Nick Dempsey (Sailing)
Louis Smith (Gymnastics)
Callum Skinner (Cycling)
Mark Cavendish (Cycling)
Becky James - again! (Cycling)
Jack Laugher (Diving)
Heath & Schofield (Canoeing)
Johnnie Brownlee (Triathlon)
Lutalo Muhammad (Taekwondo)
Joe Joyce (Boxing)

Ed Ling (Shooting)
Daley & Goodfellow (Diving)
Chris Froome (Cycling)
Steven Scott (Shooting)
Sally Conway (Judo)
Max Whitlock (Gymnastics)
Greg Rutherford (Athletics)
Sophie Hitchon (Athletics)
Amy Tinkler (Gymnastics)
Nile Wilson (Gymnastics)

Katy Marchant (Cycling)
Joshua Buatsi (Boxing)
Ellis & Langridge (Badminton)
Women's 4x100 Relay (Athletics)
Vicky Holland (Triathlon)
Bianca Walkden (Taekwondo)
Women's 4x400 Relay (Athletics)

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