Q&A with Adam Gemili

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What was your first Olympic Games memory?

Athens 2004.

What has been the best athlete performance even in an Olympic Games?

Usain Bolt 2008 Oympics.

What has been the best ever Olympic Games and why?

Beijing because of Usain Bolt and Michael Phelps world records.

How did you find out London were to host the 2012 Olympics and where were you at the time?

On television at home.

What are your hopes for London 2012?

Lots of medals for all the athletes.

Favourite athletics venue.

Bedford.

Pre-competition meal?

Spagetti Bolognese.

Sporting hero?

Lionel Messi.

What other sports do you like?

Football.

If you were not an athlete what would you like to be?

A footballer.

Favourite subject at school?

Biology.

If you could take 3 people out for dinner who would they be?

Mum, Dad and sister.

If you were stranded on a desert island what 3 items would you take with you?

Football, phone and food.

Interesting unknown fact about you?

I can speak a little Japanese.

What is in your kit bag when you go out onto the track?

Spikes, drink and jacket.

Do you have a motivational song, if so what is it?

Rooftops by Lostprophets.

 

Q&A provided by UK Athletics

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First published on: 5 August, 2012 12:00 am

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