LEGO has (about time!) officially announced the Team GB minifigure series.
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OFFICIAL TEAM GB LEGO MINIFIGURES LAUNCHED
To celebrate the London 2012 Games, the number one selling toy in the UK market* is back with an exclusive special edition line of Team GB LEGO Minifigures
With less than 71 days to go until the UK’s biggest sporting event of the century, for the first time in history LEGO has launched a special edition range of Team GB Minifigures. The collectible range will only be available in the UK to commemorate this once in a lifetime event for the nation.
The Team GB LEGO Minifigures spark the sporting imagination, so you can stage your very own Games.
At just £1.99 each, the Team GB LEGO Minifigures will be in stores from 1st July 2012 in John Lewis and other good high street retailers.
There are nine exclusive Team GB LEGO Minifigures in the line-up, including:
Punching his way to the top, this lean machine in blue is ready to float like a butterfly and sting like a bee for Team GB!
The Stealth Swimmer
Like a fish in the water, the Stealth Swimmer is ready to torpedo through the water into to pole position.
Sprinting to reach the winning line, could this give Team GB a relay team victory?
Taking down her opponent’s one at a time, this mistress of martial arts knocks down anything in her way to grasp that gold medal.
Tactical Tennis Player
First on the court in his gleaming whites, this tennis ace will knock the white socks off of any competition.
Balance and co-ordination is the name of the game for this agile Olympic contender.
Powerlifting his personal best, the crowd looks on as this burley guy weighs up his chances of going for gold.
Riding her way to the last hurdle, this athlete won’t be horsing around when it comes to winning!
Complete with bow in hand, let’s hope this little fella will be on target on the day!
Thomas Langenbach, a multimillionaire 47-year-old software-designer, was caught putting fake barcodes onto LEGO sets purchased in Target stores to reduce the price, and selling them at a markup on eBay. When police searched Langenbach's home, they found “hundreds and hundreds” of sets inside.