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Players prove it's not just bikinis

British success at the 2012 London Olympics will be glowingly recorded in the history books thanks to a glut of gold, silver and bronze medals, ...

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Beach volleyball Britons bow out

Britain's John Garcia-Thompson and Steve Grotowski bowed out of the men's beach volleyball competition at Horse Guards Parade with a third strai...

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Garcia-Thompson finds the positives

Britain's John Garcia-Thompson remained upbeat after he and team-mate Steve Grotowski slipped to their second defeat in as many games at Horse G...

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GB men's beach volleyball team defeated

Great Britain's Steve Grotowski and John Garcia-Thompson suffered a second-straight beach volleyball defeat at Horse Guards Parade but not befor...

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Brit duo lose out in hard-fought opener

Steve Grotowski and John Garcia-Thompson's Olympic beach volleyball bid began with a defeat as the British pair went down in straight sets again...

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Medal Record

London 2012
  • 0 Gold
  • 0 Silver
  • 0 Bronze

Biography

John Garcia-Thompson has been competing with Steve Grotowski since 2009.

Garcia-Thompson and Grotowski have finishes of 25th and 33rd from the Shanghai and Rome Grand Slams respectively this year and recorded the same positions at the Brasilia and Prague Opens also in 2012.

His big superstition is to always shake hands and hug his partner before playing.