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16 Welsh Sports Stars Hoping To Make An Olympics Impression At Rio 2016

 London Jade Jones

There might not be as many Welsh stars on the plane to Brazil this time around than competed at London 2012, but WalesOnline has looked at 16 stars who could make their own ‘Road to Rio’ successful as they continue their own Olympic journeys

It’s hard to believe it is four years since those heady days of London 2012.

During those memorable home Olympics there were 29 Welsh athletes and seven medallists including golds for taekwondo queen Jade Jones, cycling sensation Geraint Thomas and now-retired rower Tom James.

Sailor Hannah Mills, boxer Fred Evans and rower Chris Bartley claimed silvers, while hockey star Sarah Thomas won a bronze.

There might not be as many Welsh stars on the plane to Brazil this time around but WalesOnline has looked at 16 stars who could make their own ‘Road to Rio’ successful as they continue their own Olympic journeys.

To read more on the Wales Online website, please click here.

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