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Eamon Sullivan of Australia finishes the Men's 50m Freestyle Heat 13 in third place at the National Aquatics Centre during Day 6 of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games on August 14, 2008 in Beijing, China

There are 610 days to go until the London Olympic Games and already the Australian men’s sprint relay teams have started to build for July 2012, with the likes of Eamon Sullivan, Brenton Rickard, Kyle Richardson and Tommaso D’Orsogna all in action at the AIS this week.

Damon Kelly of Australia celebrates in the Clean and Jerk after winning the Gold Medal in the mens 105+kg Weightlifting competition at JN Sports Complex during day eight of the Delhi 2010 Commonwealth Games on October 11, 2010 in Delhi, India.

He would have looked good in the Wallabies' front row but former rugby union player Damon Kelly can now lay claim to being the Commonwealth's strongest man

Sally Pearson of Australia and high performance coach Eric Hollingsworth leave the stadium after she won the women's 100 metres final only to later be disqualified for a fasle start, during day four of the Delhi 2010 Commonwealth Games at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium on October 7, 2010 in Delhi, India.

A devastated Sally Pearson has been denied a Commonwealth Games 100m gold medal in the most heartbreaking manner.

Alethea Sedgman of Australia poses with her gold medal after winning the womens singles 50m rifle 3 positions at the Dr Karni Singh Shooting Range during day four of the Delhi 2010 Commonwealth Games on October 7, 2010 in Delhi, India.

A "stupid" decision to wear orange lenses cost Olympic gold medallist Russell Mark dearly as he missed out on a men's double trap medal at the Delhi Commonwealth Games.

Leisel Jones of Australia thanks the crowd prior to receiving the silver medal during the medal ceremony for the Women's 50m Breaststroke Final at the Dr. S.P. Mukherjee Swimming Complex during day two of the Delhi 2010 Commonwealth Games on October 5, 2010 in Delhi, India.

According to Leisel Jones, it doesn't matter what she does at the Delhi Commonwealth Games - it's the London Olympics that will count.

Chris Chugg on Vivant jumping for Australia at the 2010 World Equestrian Games in Kentucky, USA on the 7th of October.

The Australian Jumping team have delivered Australia’s best-ever World Championship performance and in doing so have qualified for the 2012 Olympic Games in London.Competing at the 2010 World Equestrian Games in Kentucky, USA, the team of

Eamon Sullivan, Tommaso D'orsogna, James Magnussen and Kyle Richardson of Australia celebrate finishing the Men's 4x100m Freestyle Final in first place and win the gold medal at the Dr. S.P. Mukherjee Swimming Complex during day one of the Delhi 2010 Commonwealth Games on October 4, 2010 in Delhi, India.

Australia's male swimmers say their growing pile of minor medals will only make them hungrier for gold at London

Alicia Coutts of Australia celebrates finishing the Women's 100m Freestyle Final in first place and wins the gold medal at the Dr. S.P. Mukherjee Aquatics Complex during day three of the Delhi 2010 Commonwealth Games on October 6, 2010 in Delhi, India.

Even head coach Leigh Nugent didn't see Alicia Coutts' breakthrough performance in the Commonwealth Games pool coming.

Anna Meares of Australia powers to gold in the 500m Time Trial final at the IG Sports Complex during day two of the Delhi 2010 Commonwealth Games on October 5, 2010 in Delhi, India.

Olympic cycling medallist Anna Meares chases her third gold medal as some of Australia's biggest names seek Commonwealth Games glory on Thursday.

Australian Ivan Popov after his gold medal winning performance in the 120kg Greco-Roman wrestling bout against Nigeria's Talaram Mamman at the IG Sports Complex during day three of the Delhi 2010 Commonwealth Games on October 6, 2010 in Delhi, India.

Ivan Popov's desire to be just like his accomplished father saw him win Australia's first Commonwealth Games wrestling gold medal in 32 years.The 24-year-old son of Olympic and world champion Soviet wrestler Vladimir Popov let out a scream of joy