2012 could be a vintage year for Laura

2012 could be a vintage year for Laura
Laura, 17, was one of seven GB gymnasts who achieved London 2012 qualification in Tokyo, but there will only be five places available in the Olympic team. “I just have to have good trials and see what happens,” said Laura. …
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Lifters worth their weight in gold
… more for gymnastics, but I was determined. “I'm 44kg now, so I'm not a lot heavier, but I have to be 48kg if I want to be competitive in the lowest weight class at the Olympics.” Even without qualifying, the 18-year-old is still lifting nearly …
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Football flop but Egypt on top
Later in the year, the U23 team under coach Hani Ramzi succeeded in making it to the 2012 London Olympic Games. The team returns to the Olympics after a 20-year absence. The last appearance was at the 1992 Olympic Games in Barcelona. …
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