The European Championships are taking place this weekend in Gateshead.
ITV News has been speaking to the athletes today ahead of the games to find out how much they are looking forward to getting started.
Find out what the captain of Team GB, Perri Shakes-Drayton, and Dai Greene were thinking below.
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