2012 Olympics | July 27 - August 12

Global Athletes to Watch

Liu Xiang Text: Mack Woodruff, SI.com
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Liu Xiang

Xiang won the gold medal in the 110-meter hurdles during the 2004 Olympics in Athens, but had to pull of the 2008 Games after injuring himself on a false start. He is expected to be in 2004 form in London, even at age 29.

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