I'm not disappointed with bronze. It's always good to come away with a medal.

— Bryan Volpenhein

Romantic Bronze Medal quotations

The 2012 Olympics is going to cost £8 billion which is a lot of money.

It'll probably bankrupt London. But you can't put a price on two bronze medals in cycling.

I would be happy with an Olympic bronze. What I don't have is an Olympic medal.

If God awarded us medals, as they do in the Olympics, love would win the gold, joy the silver, and peace the bronze.

The Olympics is my favourite sporting event.

Although I have a problem with that silver medal. When you think about it, you win the gold - you feel good, you win the bronze - you think, 'Well at least I got something'. But when you win silver, it's like, 'Congratulations, you 'almost' won. Of all the losers, you came in first of that group. You're the number one 'loser.' No one lost ahead of you.

I said it before we arrived in Athens, that we wanted to prove to the world that our bronze medal in Sweden was not a fluke, and we have achieved this.

Britain's last gold medal was a bronze in 1952 in Helsinki

Definitely gymnastics, because I was a gymnast for 11 years.

That's my thing. My girlfriend Betty Okino was in the 1992 Olympics and won a bronze medal. She's a gymnast. So I'm a huge fan.

I got a bronze medal and I can't complain about that, the only African-American to get a medal in the Winter Olympics.

Hey Mark Henry, where are your gold medals? We all know that if Mark Henry won a gold medal he'd just take it and have it bronzed.

How could you look more stupid than to be the guy accepting a bronze medal in gold shoes?