Linford Christie victorious after winning gold during Men's 100M Final at the 1992 Olympic Games in Barcelona

Linford Christie victorious after winning gold during Men's 100M Final at the 1992 Olympic Games in Barcelona

Arne Roald Bradstock (aka The "Olympic Picasso") is an Olympic athlete and an Olympic artist from England who competed in the men's javelin throw event during his career.[1] He twice represented Great Britain at the Summer Olympics: 1984 and 1988. In 1992 he was an alternate for the GB Olympic Team and in 1996 was an alternate for the USA Olympic team. Bradstock competed in the 2000, 2004, 2008 USAT&F Olympic Trials and then, for his 8th and final time at age 50, the 2012 UK Olympic Trials…

Arne Roald Bradstock (aka The "Olympic Picasso") is an Olympic athlete and an Olympic artist from England who competed in the men's javelin throw event during his career.[1] He twice represented Great Britain at the Summer Olympics: 1984 and 1988. In 1992 he was an alternate for the GB Olympic Team and in 1996 was an alternate for the USA Olympic team. Bradstock competed in the 2000, 2004, 2008 USAT&F Olympic Trials and then, for his 8th and final time at age 50, the 2012 UK Olympic Trials…

Team GB's Wilf O'Reilly leads the pack during the final on the mens 1000m short track speed skating competition at the 1992 Albertville Olympic Games

Team GB's Wilf O'Reilly leads the pack during the final on the mens 1000m short track speed skating competition at the 1992 Albertville Olympic Games

Team GB's total medal count from the 1992 winter Olympic games in Albertville

Team GB's total medal count from the 1992 winter Olympic games in Albertville

Team GB's complete medal count for the 1992 Barcelona Olympic games

Team GB's complete medal count for the 1992 Barcelona Olympic games

Great Britain's women won their first Olympic medal since 1992 - and only their second ever - with a 3-1 win over New Zealand in the bronze medal match.

Olympics hockey: GB women beat New Zealand to bronze

Great Britain's women won their first Olympic medal since 1992 - and only their second ever - with a 3-1 win over New Zealand in the bronze medal match.

For the first time since 1972, the Games were boycott-free, due to important global political changes. Apartheid had been abolished in South Africa. Then there was the fall of the Berlin Wall and the reunification of West and East Germany. Communism had ended and the Soviet Union was divided into 15 separate countries but 12 of them still participated as a "unified team" in Barcelona.

For the first time since 1972, the Games were boycott-free, due to important global political changes. Apartheid had been abolished in South Africa. Then there was the fall of the Berlin Wall and the reunification of West and East Germany. Communism had ended and the Soviet Union was divided into 15 separate countries but 12 of them still participated as a "unified team" in Barcelona.

Team GB's Mark Tout (front and Paul Lenox (back) at the start of their 2 man bob-sleigh run at the 1992 winter Olympic Games in Albertville.

Team GB's Mark Tout (front and Paul Lenox (back) at the start of their 2 man bob-sleigh run at the 1992 winter Olympic Games in Albertville.

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