9 different athletes will be making up the lineup of the upcoming Team GB Collectible Minifigure Series. The series,being released to mark the 2012 London Olympics, and only slated to be available in the UK, will be released on the 1st of July and be priced £1.99 each. The series will feature the following figures:
In addition, the press release announcing the figures included a slew of facts about LEGO in the United Kingdom and around the world, such as, LEGO Minifigures have been around for more than 30 years, with over 4 billion of them being produced during that same time period. LEGO Minifigures are also the top selling toy in the United Kingdom with 43% of households in the United Kingdom with boys having purchased at least one.