Team GB London Olympic gold medal winners in Lego - Life - Stylist Magazine

  • Team GB gold medal winners in Lego
  • Team GB gold medal winners in Lego
  • Team GB gold medal winners in Lego
  • Team GB gold medal winners in Lego
  • Team GB gold medal winners in Lego
  • Team GB gold medal winners in Lego
  • Team GB gold medal winners in Lego

Team GB gold medal winners in Lego

Team GB Olympians immortalised in Lego

As if a gold medal was not prize enough, Team GB's Olympic gold medal winners have been made into Lego figures by toy firm Savage Steel Minifigs.

While the Royal Mail have been busily fashioning special stamps of Team GB's gold medal winners, Savage Steel Minifigs have been just as industrious, making the miniature Lego figures of star athletes such as Jessica Ennis - complete with javelin - Mo Farah and Bradley Wiggins.

ABOVE: Jessica Ennis, complete with javelin, as a Lego figure

"With the Olympics taking over our lives right now, our focus has been drawn away from frivolous things and towards the more meaningful. Seeing those thousands of proud folk cheering on their countries helps you remember what's important," said Caroline Savage, who runs the minifigs.me website alongside her husband Nick. "Over at minifigs.me, we've been celebrating the Olympics with style, making sure that the Team GB Gold medal winners get a prize worth being proud of," she continued, referring to the little Lego figures fashioned by the duo.

ABOVE: Mo Farah in Lego

Often beginning their work as soon as the medals have been won, the Savages have been almost as quick as some of Team GB's fastest Olympians, even managing to produce Lego figures of some the team's under-the-radar gold medallists, such as flyweight boxer Nicola Adams and double scull rowers Katherine Copeland and Sophie Hosking.

Check out the full range at minifigs.me

ABOVE: Dani King, Joanna Rowsell and Laura Trott of the women's pursuit team immortalised in Lego

ABOVE: Katherine Copeland and Sophie Hosking in Lego after winning gold in the lightweight double women's scull

ABOVE: Team GB's flyweight boxer Nicola Adams in Lego

ABOVE: Bradley Wiggins' Lego figure even gets the cyclist's famous sideburns

ABOVE: Tennis player Andy Murray as a miniature Lego figure

Images: www.minifigs.me/Rex Features

Tags: Quirky, Olympics, toys

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