The youngest member of the Australian gymnastics team at the London 2012 Games, Emily Little made her Olympic debut at the age of 18. An all-around specialist, Little placed 24th in the individual all-around qualification, progressing to the final alongside teammate Ashleigh Brennan. In the final, Little produced an admirable performance to finish 15th on 55.765 points. She also placed 10th in the team event alongside her four teammates. Little got her first taste of the Olympics at the 2009 Australian Youth Olympic Festival where she won gold on vault.