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Olympics Playlist

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While you might find listening to the theme from Chariots of Fire helps you to literally go that extra mile when working out, what do actual athletes listen to? With the Olympics merely hours away, we've compiled a list of what some of the world's top athletes put in their ears as they get ready to compete.

Scroll down to the bottom for the full playlist on Spotify.

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Mo Farrah: 2Pac - Keep Your Head Up, Jay-Z

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Shaun White: Guns ‘N’ Roses - Paradise City

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Aaron Cook: Survivor - Eye of the Tiger

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Phillips Idowu: Michael McDonald - What A Fool Believes

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Ben Ainslie: Phil Collins - In The Air Tonight

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Louis Smith: Popcaan – Ravin’

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Anthony Ogogo: Jadakiss - The Champ Is Here

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Bradley Wiggins: The Who

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James Ellington: Hans Zimmer – Time [Inception soundtrack], Pavarotti – Nessun Dorma

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(Images: Rex Features)

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