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Who’s the star so far?
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Who do you think is shaping up to be the biggest star of these Olympics?
After a week of stirring achievements, there is no lack of candidates — Usain Bolt’s almost casual 100 metres win, Michael Phelps’ record haul of gold medals and Rebecca Adlington’s first women’s double gold swimming feat for Britain are obvious headliners.
But what about cyclist Rebecca Romero who has become the first British woman to win medals in two different Summer Olympic sports? In fact the entire teams of the Brits on the bikes and in the boats have done us proud.
What has been the standout performance for you?