If Yorkshire Was A Country

  Quickbeam 09:09 07 Aug 2012

It seems that we'd be tenth in the medal table right now...

Not bad:)

  spuds 09:47 07 Aug 2012

What cricket or darts ;o)

  johndrew 09:52 07 Aug 2012

Or looking for independence?? ;-)

  Bing.alau 10:02 07 Aug 2012

They would still be second to Lancashire!!!! They would also need a lot of interpreters.

  Mr Mistoffelees 10:23 07 Aug 2012

"If Yorkshire Was A Country"

Ecky thump would be their national sport.

  Quickbeam 10:42 07 Aug 2012

It surely proves that we're God's favourite county;)

  spuds 11:04 07 Aug 2012

Red and White roses spring to mind about favourite county.

I'll get my coat :O)

  Bing.alau 12:15 07 Aug 2012

If we are going to have a county medal count, maybe we should go by population/percentages.

I think it is a good idea to promote county rivalry in sports. Competition may be a good way of upping the ante prior to the next Olympic games.

Has anyone done a survey of medals won by counties so far, or is it just some keen Yorkshire person doing it for their own satisfaction?

I reckon Merseyside (used to be part of Lancashire) is doing pretty well but I am not keen enough to start doing a count.

Then of course we have the counties in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. They seem to be doing o.k. too.

Just thought on... If Merseyside were still counted as Lancashire, maybe Yorkshire would be way back....

  Brumas 13:02 07 Aug 2012

Quickbeam, Never mind a country, I am declaring autonomy for the East Riding ;o}

  Quickbeam 13:23 07 Aug 2012

...and the Independent State of Yorkshire wins again in the triathlon!

  Quickbeam 13:27 07 Aug 2012

"...is it just some keen Yorkshire person doing it for their own satisfaction?"

Of course:)

"maybe we should go by population/percentages"

If it's done that way, we'll be No1 in the medals table!

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