Team GB might have done the nation proud during the Olympics, but they needed to win a lot more medals if they wanted to earn back all the gold the Prime Mentalist sold off. Guido has done the maths:
Each gold medal contains 6g (or 1/5 oz) of gold.
This means five gold medals are needed to make one ounce.
Gordon Brown sold off 12.7 million ounces of gold.
5 x 12.7 million = 63.5 million gold medals.
At least the new Team GB did better than the old one…