Yorkshire is a popular country located in the northern part of England and it is the largest country in United kingdom. Olympics games 2012 edition was held at London and in this edition several players form Yorkshire have taken part in the Olympic games. Some skilled players from Yorkshire have bagged few medals in the tournament.
Yorkshire has occupied 11th position in the medals table of London Olympics 2012 and it has total 11 medals of which 7 are gold medals, two medals are silver and other two are bronze. Out of total population in Yorkshire, it has 1 medal per 481,818 people.
Some popular sporting heroes from Yorkshire are Geoffrey boycott (the bets English batsman of all times), Kevin kegan ( a legendary football player), Mike Tindall ( former england rugby team captain), Fred Trueman( top fast bowler in international cricket), Tony Jacklin( the winner of first ever British US open) and Gordon Banks( the goal keeper of 1966 world cup winning team).