Elliot for Olympics

Elliot for Olympics

Post by User2764 » Sun, 30 Jun 1996 04:00:00


Great Britain is in fact England, Scotland and Wales.

The British Isles or the United Kingdom is England, Scotland, Wales,
Northern Ireland and various islands including the Channel Islands, the
Isle of Man, the Scilly Isles and the Scottish Islands (part of Scotland)

For the purposes of the Olympic Games and the World Championships the
representative team is from the United Kingdom.

For the Commonwealth Games England, Scotland, Wales, the Isle of Man and
the Channel Islands send their own representative teams.

I am not sure how European Championships work.   Can anyone elaborate on
that?

 
 
 

Elliot for Olympics

Post by A. Patrick Bail » Mon, 01 Jul 1996 04:00:00


Quote:

> Great Britain is in fact England, Scotland and Wales.

> The British Isles or the United Kingdom is England, Scotland, Wales,
> Northern Ireland and various islands including the Channel Islands, the
> Isle of Man, the Scilly Isles and the Scottish Islands (part of Scotland)

> For the purposes of the Olympic Games and the World Championships the
> representative team is from the United Kingdom.

> For the Commonwealth Games England, Scotland, Wales, the Isle of Man and
> the Channel Islands send their own representative teams.

> I am not sure how European Championships work.   Can anyone elaborate on
> that?

Why can't the imperialists be more clear about whose what and why??!! :>

 
 
 

Elliot for Olympics

Post by Alan E Hi » Sat, 06 Jul 1996 04:00:00

Quote:

>Great Britain is in fact England, Scotland and Wales.
>The British Isles or the United Kingdom is England, Scotland, Wales,
>Northern Ireland and various islands including the Channel Islands, the
>Isle of Man, the Scilly Isles and the Scottish Islands (part of Scotland)
>For the purposes of the Olympic Games and the World Championships the
>representative team is from the United Kingdom.
>For the Commonwealth Games England, Scotland, Wales, the Isle of Man and
>the Channel Islands send their own representative teams.
>I am not sure how European Championships work.   Can anyone elaborate on
>that?

It's more complicated than that because for historical/political
reasons N Ireland is regarded as part of Eire by the UCI and so riders
from Ulster are in a strange position about which someone more
knowledgeable than me will have to explain.


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