The Brit List: Summer of London – Team GB at The Games
Place of Origin: Northwich, England
Sport: Track and Field
411: World record holder for the women’s marathon and former BBC Sports Personality of the Year.
Plans for the Summer Games: “I feel more excited because it’s a home Olympics but I’m more relaxed because it’s known territory. I know the streets of London and everything will be a bit more normal. I just want to perform better and arrive in better shape.” (Daily Mail)