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Athletes gear up for London Olympics

With the 2012 London Olympics fast approaching, athletes are getting acclimatised to the conditions for their respective events. Here's a look at some of their preparations for the biggest fortnight of their careers.

Rachel Smith from the Great Britain Rhythmic Gymnastics

Rachel Smith from the Great Britain Rhythmic Gymnastics Team warms up as she prepares to practice her routine on July 18, 2012 in Bath, England. The team have been preparing for the London 2012 Olympics at the Sports Training Village at the University of Bath. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

Frankie Fox (facing) from the Great Britain Rhythmic Gymnastics

Frankie Fox (facing) from the Great Britain Rhythmic Gymnastics Team warms up as she prepares to practice her routine on July 18, 2012 in Bath, England. The team have been preparing for the London 2012 Olympics at the Sports Training Village at the University of Bath. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

David Schroeder and Frank Henze of Germany in a canoe slalom practice session

David Schroeder and Frank Henze of Germany in a canoe slalom practice session during previews ahead of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Lee Valley White Water Centre on July 18, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

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