Yannick Agnel
At 20, in his first ever Olympic Games, France’s Yannick Agnel won three medals - two gold and a silver. He produced one of the outstanding swims of the London Games to win the 200 metres freestyle gold, 1.79 secs ahead at the finish. He also won gold in the 4 x 100m freestyle relay and silver in the 4 x 200m freestyle relay, producing the fastest split times in both events.