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London 2012 hopefuls: Gymnast Louis Smith

Louis Smith during the London 2012 kitting out session at Loughborough University Photo: Press Association

ITV News at Ten is profiling individual British athletes competing at London 2012.

Having won bronze at Beijing, Louis Smith now has his sights set on Gold in London.

To do that he's attempting to perfect one of the most difficult moves in the world - the Triple Russian.

Louis Smith

  • Sport: Artistic Gymnastics
  • Age: 23
  • Hometown: Peterborough
  • Height (cm): 179.00
  • Weight (kg): 76.00

Louis competes:

  • 28th July : Men's Qualifications 11:00, 15:00, 20:00
  • 30th July : Men's Team Final 16:30
  • 5th August : Men's Pommel Horse Final 13:55-16:15

Paul Hall has trained Louis since childhood. He tells Mark Austin how being naughty as a child got him to where he is now.