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Passers by try to get a sneak peek into Queen Elizabeth Park as it undergoes its transformation, in June 2013.

LONDON 2012: For 16 days in 2012, the sun shone, the volunteers smiled and the world witnessed the most incredible sporting feats. It is hard to believe that 12 months have passed since Queen Elizabeth sky dived into the Opening Ceremony and the London Olympic Games began.

Australian athletes celebrate the London Olympic Games at the Welcome Home Parade in Melbourne.

Over the coming days, Olympians all across Australia and the world will celebrate the one year anniversary of the 2012 London Games. With 12 months gone, we look at what some of Australia’s athletes are up to now and get an insight into their Olympic memories.

Libby Trickett is presented with her Official Pin from the London Games from Queensland Premier Campbell Newman, AOC President John Coates and QOC President Natalie Cook, during a ceremony at Parliament House in Brisbane on 6 June 2013.

Olympians and dignitaries gathered at Parliament House in Brisbane on Thursday to celebrate the contribution Queenslanders have made to Australian Olympic Teams over the years and complete the remarkable journey of the London Olympians.

K4 Olympic Gold Medallist David Smith (Lake Illawarra) was joined by Olympic swimmers David McKeon (Mt Kembla) and Jarrod Poort (Warilla) as their names were added to the Illawarra Olympic Tribute Wall.

NSWOC: The names of ten Olympians from the 2012 Australian Olympic Team were added to the Illawarra Olympic Wall at a ceremony in Wollongong’s Lang Park today.

Anna Meares (L) of Australia celebrates winning the Gold medal ahead of Victoria Pendleton of Great Britain in the Women's Sprint Track Cycling Final on Day 11 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Velodrome on August 7, 2012 in London, England.

CYCLING - TRACK: One moment, Anna Meares and Victoria Pendleton were two of the fiercest rivals at the Olympics - the next, they shared a mirror and chatted about weddings.

One of Adam Pretty's photos from the London Olympic Games. He was named sport photographer of the year at the Sony World Photography Awards for his black and white photos. Here Michael Phelps of the United States competes in heat 5 of the Men's 200m Butterfly on Day 3 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre on July 30, 2012 in London, England.

AOC: Getty photographer Adam Pretty was named sport photographer of the year at the Sony World Photography Awards in London on Thursday night.

Usain Bolt and Sally Pearson win the IAAF athletes of the year award at the IAAF World Gala on November 12, 2011 in Monte Carlo, Monaco.

ATHLETICS: Sally Pearson is set to feature as part of an all-star cast including Jamaican sprint star Usain Bolt when she returns to the scene of her Olympic triumph in July.

Nathan Deakes of Australia finishes the men's 20 kilometre race walk on August 20, 2004 during the Athens 2004 Summer Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium in

ATHLETICS: Australian race walking icon Nathan Deakes has today announced his immediate retirement from athletics.

AOC Secretary General Craig Phillips speaks during the AOC Annual General Meeting at Sydney Convention & Exhibition Centre on May 14, 2011 in Sydney, Australia.

Statement by AOC Secretary-General Craig Phillips: During today’s media conference, members of the 2012 Australian Olympic Team admitted to using Stilnox.

(L-R) Bronze medalist Will Claye of the United States, gold medalist Greg Rutherford of Great Britain and silver medalist Mitchell Watt of Australia celebrate after the Men's Long Jump Final on Day 8 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 4, 2012 in London, England.

ATHLETICS: Olympic champion Greg Rutherford of Great Britain will join Australia’s own Olympic silver medallist Mitchell Watt on the runway for the men’s long jump at the Go for 2&5 Perth Track Classic and the Qantas Melbourne World Challenge.