Bronze is better than gold

Bankers usually go quietly but Greg Smith resigned spectacularly this week as a Goldman Sachs executive with an open letter in the New York Times blasting the firm for its "toxic and destructive" environment.

In contrast with his career, the London-based financier said that one of his proudest moments was winning a bronze medal in table tennis for South Africa at the Maccabiah Games.

    Last updated: 11:55am, March 15 2012