Actually, no public money was spent on the 1908 Olympics and no British politicians attended in an official capacity. Tickets were originally expensive to keep undesirables out and then reduced for the second week.
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Meet the extraordinary Kerri Walsh Jennings. A professional beach volleyball player and philanthropist who is most famous for winning the gold medals in the 2008 and 2012 Summer Olympic Games with her partner Misty May-Treanor.