1948 London Olympics: Distance champion Emil Zatopek of Czechoslovakia starts last lap in meters, where he set a new Olympic record. He received a gold medal and promotion from second to first lieutenant in Czech army. Photos From LIFE Magazine
As the 2012 London Olympics are fast approaching, Oli Kellett has created a series of athletes that would surely have its share of world records. Each athlete’s body is reshaped to enhance their natural talents.