Un vistazo a varios atletas que por cuenta de un bajo rendimiento, la mala suerte o una lesión a último minuto, no satisficieron a sus países y al público en general luego de llegar a los Olímpicos de Londres bajo muchas expectativas o rotulados como súper favoritos. Para algunos, el camino termina en el Reino Unido, mientras que a otros la revancha olímpica les llegará en Río de Janeiro 2016.
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 05: Novak Djokovic of Serbia reacts during the Men's Singles Tennis Bronze Medal Match against Juan Martin Del Potro of Argentina on Day 9 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on August 5, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images) China's Liu Xiang hops on the track after falling in a men's 110-meter hurdles heat during the athletics in the Olympic Stadium at the 2012 Summer Olympics, London, Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2012. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus) CARDIFF, WALES - AUGUST 01: Luis Suarez of Uruguay and team look down after losing during the Men's Football first round Group A match between Great Britain and Uruguay on Day 5 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Millennium Stadium on August 1, 2012 in Cardiff, Wales. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images) LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 30: Federica Pellegrini of Italy swims towards the wall after she competed in competes in the second semifinal heat of the Women's 200m Freestyle on Day 3 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre on July 30, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Quinn Rooney/Getty Images) Venus Williams of the United States reacts during her loss to Angelique Kerber of Germany at the All England Lawn Tennis Club in Wimbledon, London at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2012. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola) LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 07: Lolo Jones of the United States looks on after competing in the Women's 100m Hurdles Semifinals on Day 11 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 7, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)