Preparations are well underway for the start of The London 2012 Olympic Games and Paralympic Games in July. An amazing sporting spectacle, it will see 26 Olympic sports played by 10,500 athletes in 34 venues, and 20 paralympic sports played by 4,200 athletes in 21 venues. To mark this celebration of sporting excellence, British Airways, the official airline partner of the London 2012 Games, has launched its own search for excellence called Great Britons. Every UK citizen resident in the UK and aged 16 and over who needs support to develop their talent in their chosen field can apply.
CLICK ON THE IMAGE ON THE RIGHT TO SEE THE FIVE WINNERS SO FAR...
Do you have what it takes? The judges are looking for talented people who epitomise the values associated with the Olympic and Paralympic Games and who strive to be the best. Only those who can demonstrate that they’re determined, competitive and courageous enough to follow their dreams will win. The winners get flights to British Airways destinations anywhere in the world and use of its luxury Executive Club lounges, plus a winner’s pack, which includes a camcorder for recording their incredible journey. On this page are five of the winners so far, but Great Britons continues until 2012, so there are lots more opportunities to win. Go online to greatbritons.ba.com to apply for the next round. You could be a Great Briton!