Press call: Olympic team kitting out

What: The British Olympic Association will be kitting out Team GB athletes with their official kit for the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games. You will be taken through the various stations while athletes are being kitted out and fitted with the help of a personal shopper. There will be an opportunity to go back-of-house to experience the packing of the approximately 92 items of kit that each Team GB athlete receives as well as photo ops with athletes and their kit around them.

When: Thursday 3 July

Timing: 10:15 Arrival
10:30 Press Conference
11:00 Q & As
11:15 Filming & photo op of athletes going through stations as they are kitted out / back of house. Interviews.
11:45 Photo call (athletes with 92 items of kit around them)
12:15 Close

Where: The Pavilion, NEC, Pendigo Way B40 1NT

Who: Simon Clegg, Team GB Chef de Mission; Sarah Ayton, sailing; Sarah Web, sailing; Pippa Wilson, sailing; Tim Brabants, canoe flatwater; Tonia Couch, diving; Blake Aldridge, diving

RSVP: Please confirm your attendance by 5pm on 1 July by email to

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