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It was a banner day for the Brits at Olympic Stadium Saturday, as Great Britain athletes claimed gold in heptathlon, men's long jump, and the men's 10,000 meters. It's that 10K gold that has Team GBR so fired up, as the Beeb's announcers are so happy to show you in this clip.


BBC commentators Colin Jackson, Michael Johnson and Denise Lewis had already experienced the thrill of calling championships for Jessica Ennis (the 'face' of the Olympics) and long jumper Greg Rutherford (Britain's first in the event since 1964) so it's safe to say they were a bit wound up. It's also safe to say the "no cheering in the pressbox" rule only exists in the States. [BBC]

h/t to Ben

For a handy master schedule of every Olympic event, click here.

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