Chap Olympiad takes place in Bloomsbury

Competitors use Boris Bikes in the Tea Pursuit contest. Credit: PA

The annual Chap Olympiad has been taking place in Bedford Square in Bloomsbury today. Competitors dressed in gentleman's outfits have been taking each other on in various gentlemanly events.

The Beach Volleybowler contest. Credit: PA

The organisers describe the Olympiad as a 'celebration of Britain's sporting ineptitude' where points are awarded for 'maintaining immaculate trouser creases' instead of sporting performance.

The Champagne Charlie Pyramid of Dextrous Dandies event. Credit: PA