Olympic Athletes Lost On Arrival

A group of athletes got a poor first impression of London as the bus taking them to the Olympic Village struggled to find its destination. It comes as Heathrow handles a record number of passengers as competitors arrive for the Olympics.

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Boris Johnson talks about the Olympic athletes who got lost this morning

London Mayor Boris Johnson has been speaking about the Olympic athletes who got lost on a bus this morning after arriving at Heathrow. He told a press conference: "Clearly they would have had even more of an opportunity to see even more of the city than they might otherwise have done."

Two-time world 400 metres hurdles champion Kerron Clement told his Twitter follows he had got a less than favourable first impression of London this morning as the bus taking him to the Olympic Village struggled to find its destination.

The American, among hundreds of athletes from across the world arriving in the capital this morning ahead of the Games, claimed the bus had been lost for four hours.

Second Olympic bus gets lost

An Olympic media shuttle bus had difficulty finding its destination today. The double decker, travelling from Russell Square to the Olympic Park in Stratford, pulled over 30 minutes into its journey.

The driver said: "Sorry about this."

He then got out a map, before performing a U-turn and quickly getting back on the correct route.

It comes after two-time world 400 metres hurdles champion Kerron Clement was getting a less than favourable first impression of London this morning as the bus taking him to the Olympic Village struggled to find its destination.

Um, so we've been lost on the road for 4hrs. Not a good first impression London."

– Kerron Clement

Olympic athletes "lost" on bus

Two-time world 400 metres hurdles champion Kerron Clement got a less than favourable first impression of London this morning as the bus taking him to the Olympic Village struggled to find its destination.

The American, among hundreds of athletes from across the world arriving in the capital this morning ahead of the Games, claimed the bus had been lost for four hours.

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