July 26, 2012 9:03 AM Subscribe
posted by The Ultimate Olympian (30 comments total)
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Finding it hard to get excited about the Olympics? Feel like the broadcasters aren't giving you enough back-story or form guides to the sports you want to watch but haven't seen for 3 years and 51 weeks? You need the Olympics Prospectus
Slightly unsure of who won the triple jump last time? Feel like there are gaps in your water polo knowledge?
"This prospectus seeks to plug some of these gaps. For every event at the Olympics - 302 in total - I have set out, in the simplest way possible, a brief form-guide: a summary of what's going on in the sport together with tables setting out the world rankings and results from recent Olympic Games and World Championships. For everything that has been included there is inevitably far more left out, but I am hoping this will provide an idea of who is expected to do
well and a snapshot of the stories behind each event."
Note: "I" in the paragraph above is not me, "I" is J A Hingston. No word on Withnail's involvement.