flagyl yan etkileri

5 Olympic stars set to light up London 2012

Usain Bolt, 25, Jamaica, 100m, 200m, 4x10o

The main man of athletics has been riding a wave of success since his breath taking performance at Beijing 2008. That was until being disqualified from the 100m final of  the World Championships last year. More recently Bolt has faced increasing competition from his training partner and fellow Jamaican, Yohan Blake, who beat him at this years Jamaican trials. Success at this summers Olympics will enhance his already glowing reputation as the greatest sprinter the world has seen.

Tom Daley, 17, Great Britain, Diving

The teenage sensation is set to make a huge splash at his home Olympics. Daley became the youngest competitor to participate in a final when he represented Britain at the 2008 Olympics. A year later he won the 2009 FINA World Championship and at 15 he won two gold medals at the 2010 Commonwealth Games.

Jessica Ennis, 26, Great Britain, Heptathlon

Every Olympic game creates a poster girl and Jessica Ennis is set to be crowned Miss London 2012 if she scoops gold in the heptathlon. Sheffield-born Ennis has been in fine form this season but pressure from an expecting nation will weigh heavily on her shoulders. Snapped up to be the face of many products pre-Olympics her life may be turned upside down if she finishes the games with a gold around her neck.

Michael Phelps, 26, USA, Swimmer

He is the greatest swimmer to ever enter the pool and holds the record of most Olympic Golds with 14 to his name. With London set to be Phelps’ last port of call before retirement, the record breaker is still hungry for more. Competing in seven events at this summers games, Phelps needs three medals to break yet another record-  the most medals ever won by an individual, which is currently set at 18 by gymnast Larisa Latynina (Phelps won two bronze medals at Athens 2004).

Liu Xiang, 29, China, 110m hurdles

Having been forced to pull out of his home Olympics in 2008, Chinese Xiang will be looking to win his second gold following success at the 2004 games. Since his injury in 2008, Xiang has struggled to get back to top form but he has shown signs of reaching his world beating best this year.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>

Sign up to get our posts straight to your inbox

Most Shared Posts

    Follow WNT on Twitter

    About World News Today

    Editor: Simon Farnsworth

    We currently have over 30 writers from all over the world contributing to World News Today and we are always looking for more.

    To join our writing team simply send your articles and ideas to: editor.wnt@gmail.com.

    We want our writers to write about what they are passionate in.

    You can cover any section of the news no matter how big or small.

    If you wish to contact one of our writers please email the editor on the above address.


    Follow World News Today on Twitter



    Get every new post on this blog delivered to your Inbox.

    Join other followers: