27/07/2012 10:21 BST

London Olympics: 15 Athletes Turned TV And Film Stars (PICTURES)

Tom Daley, Victoria Pendleton and Usain Bolt could be the film and TV stars of the future if the athletes below are anything to go by...

To celebrate the start of the London Olympics, we're honouring 15 former athletes who've swapped their track and field sports for time in front of the TV and film cameras.

There are the stars whose Olympic efforts still eclipse them, to those you could be forgiven for thinking had always been in the glamorous world of entertainment.

Take a look at the stars and 'actors' below and let us know which athletes you think should have stuck to the day job...


Sports stars turned on-screen stars