With Tokyo 2020 now just one year away, it’s time to relive some of the greatest Olympic moments in history. Today 27 July 2020, the London 2012 men's individual foil final.
The schedule for Tokyo 2020 has been confirmed, venues announced and while athletes around the world are busy gearing up to qualify for the greatest show on Earth, it's time to enjoy 16 days full of the most unforgettable, inspiring and exciting memories from the past as preparations for Tokyo 2020 gather pace!
London 2012 men's individual foil final
What starts someone on the journey to becoming an Olympic champion? For People's Republic of China's LEI Sheng, the road began with his love for Zorro. By the time the London 2012 Games came around, Sheng had already experienced one Olympics, having been beaten in the quarter-finals by eventual winner Benjamin Kleibrink. But to take the ultimate prize in London, Lei would have produce the type of magic his fictional hero Zorro could only dream about.
Lei Sheng wins the Gold for China and Alaaeldin Abouelkassem the Silver for Egypt in the men's individual foil final at the London Summer Olympic Games in 2012