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Last Updated: Sunday, 26 February 2006, 13:38 GMT
Team GB boss says Games a success
British Olympic Association boss Simon Clegg
British Olympic Association boss Clegg was "delighted"
Great Britain hailed their Turin Olympics a success despite the team's haul of just one silver medal.

British Olympic boss Simon Clegg had said before the 2006 Games that the target was one medal "of any colour".

"Overall, we are delighted," said Clegg on Sunday. "But we need to scratch below the surface of the medals table.

"There is no place for complacency. We will analyse performances and evaluate qualifying standards ahead of Vancouver in 2010."

Britain's sole medal in Turin came from 24-year-old skeleton slider Shelley Rudman, while four years ago in Salt Lake City, Team GB won a gold in women's curling and a skeleton bronze.

But other notable performances in Turin included the men's curling team finishing fourth, fifth for skeleton star Kristan Bromley and Jon Eley in the 500m short track and skier Chemmy Alcott recording an impressive 11th in the downhill.

The 23-year-old Alcott's result was the best by a British female since the 1968 Games in Grenoble, France.

Clegg added: "Youth is on the side of our competitors and with consistent levels of funding, there's no reason why we shouldn't see better performances at Vancouver."

Interview: Team GB chief Simon Clegg


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