Gallery: London Pollution Could Hamper Olympic Athletes During the Game...


As the world’s various Olympic teams begin to arrive in London, the country’s health experts have warned that potential summer smog could impair the performance and fitness of many of the athletes. Keith Prowse, respiratory consultant and medical adviser to the British Lung Foundation, told The Guardian that if the city sees a “summer smog” like it has already five time this year,  many athletes could potentially need medication and experience chest pains, sore throats and shortness of breath.

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