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Why everyone should be shouting about Dave ‘Rocket’ Ryding

29 January 2022

9:00 AM

29 January 2022

9:00 AM

As we digest another Ashes thrashing for England’s cricketers in Australia, and wonder whether the 1966 World Cup victory will forever be the solitary success for one of Britain’s national football teams, the triumphs of individual Brits continue to astound.

In the past year GB punched well above its weight in finishing fourth in the Olympic medals table with 22 golds, mostly in individual events.

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