Top 10 African Olympians to watch in London

By Farayi Mungazi
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   Kirsty Coventry - Zimbabwe

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Kirsty Coventry from Zimbabwe

Kirsty Coventry from Zimbabwe

Kirsty Coventry holds the world record for the 200m backstroke and over her two previous Olympic Games she has won two gold medals, four silvers and a bronze. The 28-year-old is seen as a national treasure in Zimbabwe - "our golden girl" President Robert Mugabe calls her - and has been voted African Swimmer of the Year five times.

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