London 2012 Olympic medal winners ~ Surrey athletes

PUBLISHED: 12:43 16 August 2012 | UPDATED: 21:44 20 February 2013

London 2012 Olympic medal winners ~ Surrey athletes

London 2012 Olympic medal winners ~ Surrey athletes

A number of Team GB athletes celebrating Olympic success - gold, silver and bronze - have Surrey connections, whether born or based in our county. A few of our London 2012 heroes are mentioned here...

A number of Team GB athletes celebrating Olympic success - gold, silver and bronze - have Surrey connections, whether born or based in our county. A few of our London 2012 heroes are mentioned here...


  • Supporters at Molesey Boat Club roared on fellow members Andrew Triggs Hodge and Tom James as they secured Great Britain's fourth successive Olympics victory in the coxless fours.

  • Britain's men's eight, which included the clubs trio Greg Searle, Moe Sbihi and James Foad, won a bronze.

  • Guildfords George Nash got another bronze in the men's pairs rowing.

  • Defending Olympic champions Iain Percy and Andrew Simpson, from Chertsey, took silver in the Star class sailing at Weymouth.

  • A Wimbledon post box has been painted gold in honour of rower Sophie Hosking's Olympic win.

  • Camberley Judo Club's Karina Bryant took bronze in the +78kg category.

  • Oxshott resident Andy Murray made up for Wimbledon heartbreak with Olympics victory against his nemesis Roger Federer.

  • Part of Team GBs all conquering track cycling squad, Sutton-based Joanna Rowsell, set a new world record with Laura Trott and Dani King in the women's team pursuit final a golden post box now sits in Ewell Road, Cheam village, not far from Nonsuch High School for Girls where Joanna was discovered by cycling scouts.

  • Ed McKeever, who studied at Kingston University, stormed to victory in the 200m kayak sprint on the last full day of Olympic competition.

  • Britain picked up another medal as the two-man crew of Liam Heath, from Guildford, and Jon Schofield took a kayaking sprint bronze.

If you value what this gives you, please consider supporting our work. Click the link in the yellow box below for details.

Most Read

Most Read

Latest from the Surrey