Famous British athletes

Published On: Jul 23 2012 05:36:45 PM EDT   Updated On: Jul 24 2012 02:00:00 AM EDT

With the 2012 Summer Olympics games about to kick off in London, join us for a look at some of the most famous British athletes ever.

British athletes - Ricky Hatton
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Ricky Hatton is a former light welterweight and welterweight boxing champion. After losing his last fight to Manny Pacquiao in May 2009, Hatton put his career on a long hiatus, before announcing in July 2011 that he was retiring with a 45-2 career record.

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