This reaction to finishing third. Psychologists have studied this effect, where third place winners are happier than second place winners because third could have not qualified at all yet second just lost out on first place.
Kate chose an ALICE by Temperley piece for today’s celebration at Buckingham Palace honoring Team GB’s Olympic and Paralympic medalists. Above we show the Duchess chatting with Paralympic Swimmer Stephanie Millward, winner of multiple medals this summer. This has been a triumphant year for Great Britain on the Olympic front, hosting the hugely successful London [...]
Great Britain's Olympic swimmers won two superb silver medals through Siobhan-Marie O'Connor in the 200m individual medley and the men's team in the 4x200m freestyle relay. GB's men's relay team of Stephen Milne, Duncan Scott, Dan Wallace and James Guy were second to a dominant USA.
Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, shakes hands with Great Britain swimmer Rebecca Adlington (R) during a visit to team GB accommodation flats in the Athletes Village at the Olympic Park in Stratford, east London, on July 31, 2012.