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The Fauxlympics - the race to glory gets underway: Guinness, FedEx, Nike, Carlsberg, Specsavers, London Vodka


By The Drum Team | Editorial

August 6, 2012 | 3 min read

The deadline for entering the Drum's Fauxlympics has now passed, with over 200 creative ideas being entered, poking fun at LOCOG's marketing rules, and the online vote is now underway through Facebook.

All of the entries will be available to view on The Drum's Facebook page, where the winners will be decided depending on the number of like entries receive before Thursday evening. The winners will then be announced on Friday 10 August.

But first, here's a few more entries to tickle your fancy in the meantime.


Creator’s name: Lexi Clarke and Laura GalyerBrand the ad is for: CarlsbergCategory: The Sprint

British Gas

Creator’s name: Lexi Clarke, Laura Galyer and Lucy HudsonBrand the ad is for: British GasCategory: The Long Shot

Martech Social: Domino's Pizza

Agency: Martech SocialCreator: Stephen Uprichard & Anna JarmosiewiczCategory: The Long ShotCompany: Dominos pizza

Creative Giant: FedEx

Agency: Creative GiantCreator: Rob WilkesBrand: FedExCategory: The High Jump


Creator’s name: Lexi Clarke and Laura GalyerBrand the ad is for: GuinnessCategory: The High Jump

Martech Social: Specsavers

Agency: Martech SocialCreator: Stephen UprichardCategory: The Long Shot

IAS B2B Marketing: Nike

Agency name: IAS b2b Marketing Name of Creator : Matthew Webb & Chris PlaceBrand advert is for:Nike Title: Just Do ItCategory: The Long Shot: Ads which probably should be allowed to run, but probably won’t

Palmer Hargreaves: Weightwatchers

Agency: Palmer HargreavesCreators: Priya Mistry, Rachel Leigh, Henry Billington, Robin Hill, Simon Kitson and Vineet RahejaBrand: Weight WatchersCategory: The High Jump / Long Shot

IAS B2B Marketing: London Vodka

Agency name: IAS b2b Marketing Name of Creator : Chris Place & Natalie RobertsBrand advert is for: London Vodka Title: The Spirit of the Olympics Category: The Hurdles: Ads which manage to get around the advertising rules

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