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2 silver and one bronze, spent too much on the football I reckon.
150 million people and they've never won a damn thing.
and not so subtly mention that NZ are beating them in the medal leadership board.
A good Games or two and we're looking down our noses at others.
Expect more of you lot, though.
With a billion+ people and their economy they should be winning all the medals.
compare the medal table for 2000 to 2008. quite the leap.
Barely any of their strong events've started yet. They'll finish fourth still.
Then I noticed 19 of the 23 events/finals they won golds in Beijing haven't taken place yet at this Olympics.
field athletic events.....what else is left? boxing?
will win both synchronized swimming medals and may still pick up an individual gymnastics medal or two.
Russia have entered 16 athletes. They might win a few medals.
synchronised swimming (2)
rhythmic gymnastics (2)
modern pentathlon (1)
canoe sprint (1)
...apart from the Pope Vault!!!!11
they dominate the sistine man bob.