The Best and Worst of Olympics 2012: 10 Biggest Stars From London's Summer Games (PHOTOS)


Gabby Douglas and Missy Franklin are just two of the people who became household names over the last two weeks, all thanks to their incredible runs at the 2012 Olympics in London.

Indeed, Douglas and Franklin captivated TV audiences around the world with their Gold medal victories, and all eyes will remain on over the next four years, as the 2016 Games in Rio slowly approaches.

But they weren't the only ones making headlines in London.

In fact, many favorites from the 2008 Beijing Olympics returned for even more glory in London. Yes, we're looking at you, Micheal Phelps, the man who in the span of three Games has collected an astounding 22 medals, 18 of them being Gold.


Who else made a big splash?

Click through our gallery, above, to see Celebuzz's choices for the 10 Biggest Stars From the 2012 London Olympics, then share your favorite athletes in the comments, below.



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