The Wrestling Mates and Mentors | Gold Medal Entourage

I’m Jaime Espinal and I am from Puerto Rico. I am Franklin Gomez. I grew up in Puerto Rico. I have a very good relationship with Franklin. At some point, he became my mentor, my father figure. He took me in at a time when I was… I was quite crazy. I was doing a […]

Defending a Decathlon Championship – Ashton Eaton | Gillette World Sport

Our Olympic Focus is trained on World and Olympic Decathlon Champion Ashton Eaton and his precision preparation for Rio. My name is Ashton Eaton and I am the world record holder in the decathlon and the gold medallist from the 2012 Olympic Games. It meant a lot to win in 2012 because it was really […]

3 Time Olympic Wrestling Champion Saori Yoshida on her London 2012 Gold | Olympic Rewind

London were my third games in a row, so there was a lot of pressure… on me and London was the Olympics that I was the most nervous about. From coming into the venue and stepping up to the mat, people were supporting me… with Saori banners and waving the japanese flag, so even though […]

Dawn Fraser on the feeling of competing in her first Olympics | Words of Olympians

1956 is always a very memorial remembrance for me because it was my first Olympic Games and it was my most enjoyable Olympic Games because I don’t think you could ever take away from the fact that you are competing for your country in your first Olympic Games. The atmosphere is entirely different and you […]

USA breaks 4x100M Women’s Records In London 2012 | The Olympics On The Record

Even the best athletes in the world get it horribly wrong once in a while. So what happens when you take four top sprinters, and ask them to hand over a 30 centimetre baton, three times, over 400 metres in a flat-out sprint? Take the US women’s 100m relay team at Athens 2004. They were […]

Seb Coe on the School Games & Olympic legacy

>>SEB COE: The sporting legacy most important for me post the Games, of course, is that we achieve a higher level of particpation off the back of the Games and crucially that that higher level of participation is sustainable – that we have all our sporting structures, our national governing bodies, of course Government, our […]

Mauro Nespoli relives Italy’s Archery gold at London 2012 | Archery Week

I’m Mauro Nespoli, and I’m part of the Italian National Archery team. Ahead of the Olympics, there were many fears and expectations We were not among the favourites, but I was sure that we would still arrive at the Games with the will, the right determination, the drive to give everything within our power. The […]

London 2012 Olympic Games – my visit

Hello! Well, I’ve not long got back from the Olympic Games at London 2012 where I went to see rowing and fencing. So if you saw my last video where I did some ticket unboxing and there it is there, I said I would report back on how the events went and what I thought. […]

Underdog Spain Surprise the Crowd to Win Archery Gold – Barcelona 92 | Moments In Time

The Spanish Olympic committee did not expect anything from us. They would have been satisfied if we passed the first elimination round and nothing more. The first team we went up against in the elimination round was Denmark. The Danish team were a good reference point, as they had performed at a similar level to […]

2012 Summer Olympic Athletes and Video Games! – The Rundown EP 47

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