Adam Peaty: The elite psychology of an Olympic champion

On the day of the opening ceremonies for the 2020 Olympic Games, we have time to reflect on the journeys that led so many athletes to Tokyo. Loughborough University in England sat down with a number of its Olympic swimmers to dissect their journeys to these delayed 2021 Olympics and what sets them apart physically and mentally.

Videos courtesy of Loughborough University.

Adam Peaty – The elite psychology of an Olympic champion

Louise Hansson‘s journey from Sweden to Tokyo, via LA and Loughborough

Austrian swimmer Felix Auboeck counters jet lag by training on Tokyo time

Marie Wattel aims to end Loughborough stay on a high with Olympic success

Friendly competition pushed Ireland swimmer to qualify for Tokyo

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Scotty P
1 month ago

We know this dude is going to win, but are there any odds betting on what his time will be?

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Reply to  Scotty P
1 month ago

None that I’ve seen.

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