From participation in the Games themselves, through to providing media expert comment on Olympic topics, Southampton staff, students and alumni have contributed in many ways to the huge success of the Olympics, the Paralympics and the Olympic legacy.
Rob Tobin - University alumnus now in the GB 4x400m team
Stacie Powell - University alumna now in the GB diving team
Adam Knott - TASS student in goalball team
Alison Woodward - Technical Official, Paralympic Swimming Competition
Briony Thomson - protocol team leader
Josh Prince - First Aider, King's Cross Station
Eliot Curtis - BT London Live performer
University of Southampton alumni have a proud history of Olympic achievements. Find out more about our Olympic alumni.
Kangjing He - PhD researcher in Transportation Research Group
Mostafa Soleimani - a PhD researcher in Tribology
Our Olympic experts
The University of Southampton has a number of academics, coaches and engineers, who can provide an insight into a variety of topics from sports history and psychology to the latest in cutting edge research in sport. Find out more about our Olympic experts.