Famous British athletes

POSTED: 5:36 PM Jul 23 2012   UPDATED: 2:00 AM Jul 24 2012

With the 2012 Summer Olympics games about to kick off in London, join us for a look at some of the most famous British athletes ever.

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With the 2012 Summer Olympics games about to kick off in London, join us for a look at some of the most famous British athletes ever, starting with those still active and then those from the past.

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