Olympics 2012: Athletes Who Won't Live Up to Hype

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Olympics 2012: Athletes Who Won't Live Up to Hype
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There is no way around the fact that some athletes are going to buckle under pressure at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.

While competitors will come from all corners of the globe and in all shapes and sizes, one thing stays the same—everybody feels pressure.

Whether it be pressure from the home nation, the media or the athlete themselves, we've seen it get to plenty of athletes. It's an indiscriminate feeling that plagues athletes all around the world in every sport.

Here are five that will fall victim in London.

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