Sir Chris Hoy’s medallion made by The Royal Mint went on sale at BP forecourts today. Anyone who collects it has the chance to win London 2012 Olympic tickets, signed clothing and once in a lifetime experiences with Team GB and ParalympicsGB.
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The medallion, one of 12 released to commemorate some of Britain’s greatest Olympians and Paralympians, depicts Chris’ winning moment from Beijing 2008. Beijing was where he became the first Briton since 1908 to win three gold medals in a single Olympic Games.
The collection will raise funds in support of British athletes at the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games and beyond.
If you buy a medallion you are in with a chance to win:
One of 500 pairs of Olympic tickets including athletics, equestrian, boxing and swimming
Once in a lifetime experiences with Team GB and ParalympicsGB, including tickets to the Opening and Closing ceremonies of the Paralympic Games, a trip to the Team GB house and a visit to the official Team GB prep camp
Signed merchandise including caps signed by Sir Steve Redgrave CBE, tops signed by Dame Kelly Holmes MBE (Mil) or medallion folders signed by all 12 of The Legend Collection athletes.
Each medallion comes with a unique code that you simply type into the website at www.bp.com/medallions to see if you’ve won a great prize. Entering the code also unlocks lots of exclusive features.
The medallions, which showcase 12 Great British Olympic and Paralympic winning moments from past Games, can be purchased for £2 each from BP’s forecourts across the country. Also available from BP forecourts are limited edition medallion collection folders which can be kept as a keepsake for years to come.
Sir Chris said:
“To have one of my winning moments from Beijing immortalised onto a medallion feels pretty special. It’s an honour to be involved and I’m encouraging everyone to go out and collect the whole set, to help support our athletes competing at the London 2012 Games and beyond.”
All profits from the sale of the Our Greatest Team Legends Collection will directly support Team GB and ParalympicsGB to help aspiring athletes deliver their best performance at London 2012 and beyond.
For more information about the Our Greatest Team Legends Collection and how you can start collecting the limited edition medallions, visit www.bp.com/medallions.