Peterborough: Louis Smith Talks To Heart

3 April 2012, 14:54 | Updated: 3 April 2012, 15:07

Cambridgeshire gymnast Louis Smith has spoken to Heart about his hopes for London 2012.

Louis [pictured, left with Heart's Tom Horn, right], who is from Peterborough and trains at Huntingdon Gymnastics Club, has already competed for Team Great Britain at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing.

In Beijing he became the first Briton to win an individual olympic gymnastics prize since 1908 by finishing third in the Pommel Horse competition and claiming a bronze medal.

Listen to the interview below to hear:

  • How Louis is preparing for London 2012
  • How Louis relaxes when he's away from the gym
  • The targets Louis has set himself at London 2012
  • What it will mean to Louis to compete in front of an expectant home crowd.

Louis Smith talks to Heart's Tom Horn.

Louis is travelling to China tomorrow (Wednesday) to take part in a World Cup Series competition after recovering from a finger injury.