THE TRACK STARS
) Gianni Frankis 110m sprint hurdles
Olympic medal haul London 2012 hopeful
He says 'As an Essex boy, hearing the news that London 2012 was going to be down the road was really special. I've just got to make sure I'm there with a fighting chance.'
Gianni Frankis wears suit and sweater, Hardy Amies.
Roger Black 400m sprint, 400m sprint relay
Olympic medal haul Silver x 2 (Atlanta, 1996), bronze (Barcelona, 1992)
He says 'I'm taking my twin boys to watch
the men's 400m final. They'll never forget it.'
Roger Black wears suit and sweater, Hardy Amies.
Linford Christie 100m sprint, 100m sprint relay
Olympic medal haul Gold (Barcelona, 1992), silver x 2 (Seoul, 1988)
He says 'They say the best is winning it yourself and the second best is coaching athletes to do it, which I do now. It will hit me emotionally when my athletes go out and compete.'
Linford Christie wears all items, Hardy Amies.
Christine Ohuruogu 400m sprint
Olympic medal haul Gold (Beijing, 2008) and London 2012 hopeful
She says 'The dress and diamonds I'm wearing for this photoshoot are gorgeous — I've never worn anything like this in my life. London 2012 is all about watching world-class sport.'
Christine Ohuruogu wears couture dress, Catherine Walker; diamond necklace, Hancocks; bespoke hat, Jane Taylor Millinery. All price on application.
Kriss Akabusi 400m relay, 400m hurdles
Olympic medal haul Silver (Los Angeles, 1984), bronze x 2 (Barcelona, 1992)
He says 'It's an exciting time — the only negative thing for me is that I am not running.'
Kriss Akabusi wears suit, shirt and tie, Hardy Amies.
Iwan Thomas 400m sprint
Olympic medal haul Silver (Atlanta, 1996)
He says 'In 1996, I kept missing my parents in the Olympic Village — it was only when we did the lap of honour that I spotted my mum in the crowds. She leant over the barrier and gave me a hug. It was a very proud moment.'
Iwan Thomas wears suit, shirt and tie, Hardy Amies.
Mark Lewis-Francis 100m sprint, 100m relay
Olympic medal haul Gold (Athens, 2004), London 2012 hopeful
He says 'Every British athlete wants to
compete in their own back garden. Right now
I am trying to take everything step by step.'
Mark Lewis-Francis wears suit, shirt and tie,
Sally Gunnell 400m hurdles, 400m relay
Olympic medal haul Gold and bronze (Barcelona, 1992)
She says 'We do a few photoshoots, but nothing like this. It's such a beautiful dress. To have all these guys here, too. It's one to remember.'
Sally Gunnell wears couture dress, poa, Catherine Walker; bespoke hat, poa, Jane Taylor Millinery; diamond necklace, poa, Hancocks; shoes, £595, Jimmy Choo.