London 2012: Athletes start training at Surrey Sports Park

Olympic athletes from around the world are arriving at the University of Surrey to prepare for London 2012.

London 2012 - One extraordinary year

London 2012 One extraordinary year graphic

The Nigerian and Singaporean Olympic teams have started preparing for the Games at the Surrey Sports Park.

On Sunday swimmers from Estonia join their Filipino and Mauritian competitors at the Guildford venue.

Olympic and Paralympic athletes from Argentina, China, Dominica, Malta, Philippines, Spain, Sweden and the USA will also train at the centre.

More on This Story

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites

BBC Surrey



Min. Night 14 °C


  • RihannaCloud caution

    After celebrity leaks, what can you do to safeguard your photos?

  • Cesc FabregasFair price?

    Have some football clubs overpaid for their new players?

  • Woman and hairdryerBlow back

    Would banning high-power appliances actually save energy?

  • Rack of lambFavourite feast

    Is the UK unusually fond of lamb and potatoes?

  • Members of staff at James Stevenson Flags hold a Union Jack and Saltire flag UK minus Scotland

    Does the rest of the UK care if the Scots become independent?

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.