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2012 London Olympic Medal Contenders: The Men

  • By Courtney Baird
  • Published Jul 8, 2011
  • Updated Jun 19, 2012 at 12:18 PM UTC
Photo: Triathlon.org/ Jero Honda

Photo: Triathlon.org/ Frank Weschel

In a perfect world where theories pan out like they’re supposed to, Alistair Brownlee will win gold in London, his brother Jonny will win silver and Javier Gomez will earn the bronze. Of course, the Olympic gods tend to scoff at theories about who “should win,” and they throw obstacles such as pressure, media, pressure, injuries, sponsors who are expecting you to win, and more pressure into the mix to muck things up. Given that, here is a short list of some of the potential medal contenders for 2012—and those who could upset the status quo.

- 2012 London Olympic Medal Contenders: The Women
- 2012 USA Olympic Hopefuls

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Courtney Baird

Courtney Baird

Courtney Baird is the editor-in-chief of Inside Triathlon magazine.

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