Susie Beck
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24-year-old Susie from Upminster, East London, is a graduate entry medicine student at the University of Birmingham. She has been given special leave from her studies at the university and Queen Elizabeth Hospital to volunteer at the London 2012 Olympic Games. She has been selected to assist the USA delegation as a National Olympic Committee Assistant.

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Gone in 9.63 seconds...

(0) Comments | Posted 18 August 2012 | (09:21)

It's taken a few days for me to get my head round the fact that it's all over. After seven years of waiting, all the training and finally kicking it all off with a stunning Opening Ceremony and the London 2012 Olympic Games went in a flash. I had intended...

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A Star Studded Opening Ceremony but I'm In Search of Sue Barker...

(0) Comments | Posted 31 July 2012 | (12:27)

"Please can you gather between the two placards...If you could please gather between the two placards that would be really great...we would REALLY love it if you could get between the two placards so we can move off on time...It's 22:11, let's go time to move off!"

On Friday night...

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The World Has Become 'The Village'...

(0) Comments | Posted 25 July 2012 | (12:43)

The Village has been steadily filling up with athletes from all over the world and with them came the decorations. Now every block of apartments is draped with their country's flag. The Koreans with their GIANT blue banner emblazoned with "Team Korea London to London 1948 to 2012" celebrating the...

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Final Preparations...

(0) Comments | Posted 16 July 2012 | (21:29)

Walking in through airport style security on my first day in the Olympic Village it was finally sinking in that I'd be working in what is in essence the most secure gated community in the world. I clock in and pick up my all important meal vouchers which allow me...

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Zero Days to Go...

(0) Comments | Posted 13 July 2012 | (00:00)

Laying out my fresh out of the wrapper London 2012 snazzy uniform I am still in disbelief that the time has finally come. I can't help but think back to when I was 17, specifically 6 July 2005.

I remember exactly where I was that day - the dentist...

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