The Olympics in Infographics

It has been an exciting week so far at the Olympics, with a number of medals picked up by Team GB and hopes for more. Reckon you could have been one of those medallists? 

Take part in your own Olympics and find this article by The Economist, charts, graphs and interactive games, including virtual races and film (see below), which have been developed over the years, are gathered in one place; discover the world records that have been set at past Olympics or race your avatar against winners! 
                    Olympics 100m - a short animated history - courtsey of The Guardian