Quirky Olympic history facts
Host nation Sweden won the most medals at the 1912 Olympics, but the USA won overall with more Gold Medals. And 1912 was the last Olympics where the winners’ medals were made from solid gold.
The London 2012 Olympics are being covered by Up To Speed’s sports journalism tutor Rick Broadbent, who is The Times Athletics Correspondent. There’s still time to apply for our next NCTJ Fast-Track course, which starts on September 24.