With London 2012 Olympics just 16 days away, fan interest and anticipation is growing. On Wednesday, some fans got a chance to engage their excitement by engaging some of the members of the Olympic team via Twitter as five athletes participated in a virtual Q&A. Swimmers Brendan Hansen, Ricky Berens and Ryan Lochte joined fencer Mariel Zagunis and runner Jason Richardson, who participated in the event, answering multiple questions about their greatest achievements, what inspires them and what they're looking forward to during the summer games. Twitter Sports announced the event via their account:
Here's a sampling of some of the answers and responses from the athletes.