14 August 2012
Past and present University of Bristol students won a total of five medals at London 2012, an achievement which puts the University among the most successful in the country. Their headline-grabbing performances attracted huge media attention as Great Britain revelled in the sporting success of the nation's top athletes.
The bronze medal winning efforts of Georgie Twigg with the women's hockey team received extensive coverage in The Post, Western Daily Press, The Times Higher, The Telegraph, The Mirror, The People and The Times.
Iain Percy sailed to success in the Men’s Star Class at Weymouth and won a silver medal. His achievements and links with Bristol were featured in The Telegraph.
Full press release: High-five! Medal collection puts Bristol among the best
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