Memorable Quotes from the London Olympics

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  • Gabby Douglas, 2012 London Olympics, gymnastics
  • Mitt Romney, 2012 London Olympics
  • Tennis, Serena Williams, 2012 London Olympics
  • Usain Bolt, 2012 London Olympics, Jamaica
  • Cullen Jones, swimming, 2012 London Olympics
  • Nur Suryani Mohamed Taibi, 2012 London Olympics, rifle shooting
  • Ryan Lochte, 2012 London Olympics, swimming
  • Lolo Jones, New York Times, 2012 London Olympics
  • Lolo Jones, 2012 London Olympics
  • Samuel L. Jackson, 2012 London Olympics, Michael Phelps
  • Queen Elizabeth, 2012 London Olympics, James Bond, Daniel Craig
  • Michael Phelps, 2012 London Olympics, swimming

Gabby Douglas

Now that the London Games are over, take a look back at some memorable quotes from athletes and others that inspired, shocked and entertained. —Britt Middleton

Despite nasty comments about Gabby Douglas' competition coif, the gold-medal winning gymnast brushed off the haters: "I’m like, 'I just made history and people are focused on my hair?' It can be bald or short, it doesn’t matter about [my] hair." 

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