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Victoria Pendleton reveals history of self-harm

Olympic champion, Victoria Pendleton reveals history of self-harm - Telegraph. Olympic champion Victoria Pendleton has revealed how she turned to self-harm while battling the pressures of competing, even cutting herself on the night she won her first gold medal in Beijing.


Georgia's George Gogshelidze stands with his bronze medal after the 96 kilogram freestyle wrestling competition - Beijing Olympics 2008


Beth Tweddle: After Beijing, I hated myself and I hated the Olympics

The woman who brought international respect to British gymnastics, Beth Tweddle, talks about her tough journey to 2012, which she hopes to culminate in a an Olympic medal in from of a home crowd in London this summer.


Estadio Olímpico Universitario


The 101 Most Iconic Photographs in Sports History

2008 Beijing Summer Olympics - Usain Bolt's legs put on just as much of a show at the 2008 Olympics as his ego. His salute after the 4x100-metre relay is the image of his career.


Great Britain team members during the medal ceremony for Rebecca Adlington and Joanne Jackson - Beijing Olympics 2008


China: Diving - Chen Ruolin is a Chinese diver, who won the gold medals in women's 10m platform and 10m synchronized platform at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing for Team China when she was only 15 years old. She is the heavy favorite in both of those events this year as well.

Usain Bolt says London 2012 can make him a 'living legend'