The science behind Olympic success

  • 23 January 2012
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Joe learns the science behind Olympic success

With just 186 days to go until the Olympics athletes across the world are pushing themselves as hard as they can.

But winning isn't just about the training - there are teams of scientists working to help athletes get their hands on the medals.

And £313 million pounds is being poured into helping Team GB Olympians and Para Olympians win gold.

Joe went to meet the scientists that are helping our athletes.