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Olympic Games: Medal Target

Volume 687: debated on Tuesday 5 December 2006

asked Her Majesty's Government:

Following UK Sport's announcement of a target of 35 medals in the Beijing Olympics in 2008, whether they will break down the medal target on a sport-by-sport basis. [HL308]

Thirty-five medals were the overall target announced by UK Sport at the start of the Beijing Olympic cycle, based on the level of investment available. The final medal target for Beijing will be confirmed with the Minister for Sport and published on a sport-by-sport basis in spring 2008.