Shawn Johnson To Return To Summer Games 2012

May 13th, 2010 - 6:22 pm ICT by GD  

By Madhuri Dey
Shawn JohnsonIowa, May 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Shawn Johnson is on her way to entering the Olympics once more. The news of her return comes just months after she underwent a critical surgery. Her decision was announced on the morning of Tuesday, by the athlete herself. She has announced that she will be trying, and trying hard, to make it to the 2012 Olympics. She has announced that she will be working very hard, that is, she will be training pretty hard, to ensure that she gets to take part in the 2010 Olympics, which will be held in London. She announced her decision in the presence of about 8,000 fans, who cheered loudly at her declaration, in an event at the Iowa Events Center.

In fact, Shawn Johnson has declared that she is already on her way to preparing for the auditions to the 2012 London Olympics. Her decision seems to be a very brave one, since it has been mere months that she had undergone the surgery for a torn ACL. For weeks after the surgery, she was seen walking with the support of crutches. In fact, Shawn Johnson also commented that she had been somewhat apprehensive about her return to athletics so soon after the surgery, considering that she has not yet completely crossed the healing period.

However, the fans seem to be pinning a lot of hopes on the young lady, used that they are to seeing her multitask. Just after she won a few medals in the 2008 Beijing Olympics, Shawn Johnson took part in the popular reality show ‘Dancing With The Stars,’ and performed extremely well. Moreover, she is also an athlete with a prodigal talent.

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