Olympics - Did you know series: Part III
Australian Olympic sweep rowing gold medallist James Tomkins displays his Olympic gold medals during an interview in Sydney. While Tomkins; the greatest Olympic sweep rower ever produced by Australia; acknowledges other countries will take to the water; men's rowing at the 2012 London Games is all about Australia against Britain. He was an original member of Australia's 'Oarsome Foursome' and retired in 2010 with a trophy case of Olympic gold medals from the Barcelona; Atlanta and Athens Games along with a bronze from Sydney.
|'On a rainbow' is the official song of the Olympic mascots, Wenlock and Mandeville.|
|The Olympic stadium was built on 10,000 tonnes of steel.|
|London buses have been fitted with high-set TV sets to screen the game.|
|The table tennis event at the Games will use 3000 balls.|
|2012 London Games will be the first ever Olympics to hold the women's boxing event.|