16 Great Olympians profiled in The Olympic Journey
A free 'experience' at the Royal Opera House will tell the story of sportsmen and women including Sir Steve Redgrave and Kelly Holmes.
The personal stories of 16 great Olympians including Steve Redgrave, Olga Korbut, Balbir Singh, Kelly Holmes, Jesse Owens, Elana Meyer and Aleksandr Karelin will be featured as part of The Olympic Journey: The Story of the Games, a unique and free experience at the ROH during the London 2012 Olympic Games.
The experience will showcase incredible artifacts and images from the Olympic Museum in Lausanne, telling the story of the Olympic Games from Ancient Greece to the 21st century. Sixteen athletes will have their inspiring stories told through interviews, historic footage and photographs.
Further information on the athletes, and a trailer, is available at www.theolympicjourney.co.uk.
The experience will be open to the public from Saturday 28 July until Sunday 12 August. Entry is free and cannot be booked in advance. To find out more details and plan your visit have a look at the ROH pages for The Olympic Journey.