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2012 london olympics

BBC Commentators Lose It As British Olympian Wins 10,000-Meter Gold

With yesterday's "six pack" of gold medals, Great Britain is now behind only the United States and China in the overall Olympic medal count. (And closing in on its own record gold medal haul in the 2008 Beijing Olympics.) The most exciting win of the day was, without a doubt, when Somali-born Mo Farah took the gold in the men's 10,000-meter race. So exciting, in fact, that several BBC commentators couldn't help but jump up and down on their chairs and cry from sheer nationalistic joy. As one Sunday newspaper gushed: "Our finest Olympic hour."

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