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Issued:16/08/16

As Team GB continue to succeed at the Olympic Games, Professor Simon Shibli, head of Sheffield Hallam's Sport Industry Research Centre, has appeared on a number of media outlets following the success at Rio 2016.

Professor Shibli spoke to Sky News about the potential value of a gold medal to an athlete, as well as the cost in public funding per medal. He also spoke to the BBC about Team GB's medal haul and what the success to can be attributed to.

In all, Professor Shibli was interviewed by:

BBC Newsnight
Sky News

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