12. Allison Schmitt
Top 20 Athletes in London Olympic 2012
The 2012 Olympics began in London, United Kingdom and there are more than 10,000 athletes from 204 nations participated in this 2012 Summer Olympic Games where total events is 302 in 26 sports. This is biggest sporting event in the World. Here are some list of top athletes who performed at 2012 London Olympic. There are top 1-10 top athletes that mentioned in previous post and top11-20 athletes in London Olympics 2012 shared in this post.
11. Brittany Elmslie
Brittany Elmslie is an Australian swimmer who won 3 medals (1 gold and 2 silver). She is specialist in freestyle and create Olympic record in 4x100 meter freestyle relay event.
12. Allison Schmitt
Alison Schmitt is a swimmer from United States who specialized in freestyle swimming and won 5 medals (3 gold, 1 silver and 1 bronze) at 2012 London Olympic. Allison set the world record in 4x100 meter medley relay and Olympic record in 200 meter freestyle. She also create an Olympic record in women's 4x200 meter freestyle relay.
13. Dana Vollmer
Dana Vollmer is a swimmer from United States who specialized in freestyle and butterfly swimming. She won 3 gold medals in 2012 London Olympic 2012. Dana set the world record in 100 meter butterfly and 4x100 meter medley relay event. She also set an Olympic record in 4x200 freestyle relay.
14. Mo Farah
Mo Farah is a track and field athlete from Great Britain who won 2 gold medals at 2012 London Olympic in 1000 meter and 5000 meter. Mo set the world record in 5000 meter and Olympic record in 5000 meter as well as in10,000 meter.
15. Wu Minxia
Wu Minxia is a Chinese diver who won 2 gold in 3 meter springboard and synchronized 3 meter springboard.
16. Yang Sun
Yang Sun is a Chinese swimmer who won 4 medals (2 gold, 1 silver, 1 bronze). He set the world record 1500 meter freestyle and Olympic record 400 meter freestyle swimming event.
17. Serena Williams
Serena Williams is an American tennis player who won 2 gold medals (1 gold in women's single and another in double) at 2012 London Olympic. She beat Maria Sharapova in single final and also beat Andrea Hlavácková and Lucie Hradecká with her sister Venus Williams in double final.
18. Camille Muffat
Camille Muffat is a France swimmer who won 3 medals (1 gold, 1 silver and 1 bronze) at 2012 London Olympic and specialized in freestyle swimming. She set Olympic record in 400 meter freestyle.
19. McKayla Maroney
McKayla Maroney is an artistic gymnast from United States. She achieved 2 medals including one gold medal in women's gymnastics team at London Olympic 2012.
Victoria Pendleton is an English cyclist who won 1 gold in women's keirin final and 1 silver in women's sprint final. She known as the "Queen Victoria".