Willis family nervous ahead of final
Tue, 07 Aug 2012 7:00p.m.
Nick Willis will race in the race in the 1500-metre final tomorrow morning.
This morning, Valerie Adams won a silver medal – silver, second in the world. But she appears heartbroken.
If ever there was an indication of how hard Olympians try to win, how much they want to win, and how much they give to win, Valerie Adams struggling to cope with the remarkable achievement of getting an Olympic silver is it.
Over the next few hours and days, Kris Gemmell, Ryan Sissons and Bevan Docherty will give everything they have in the men’s triathlon.
The Black Sticks will play their hearts out in the hockey semi-final.
Sarah Walker will race in the BMX.
Sailing's 49ers, Peter Burling and Blair Tuke, will win guaranteed silver.
Tomorrow morning, Nick Willis races in the 1500-metre final.
Willis has won a bronze and a gold in the Commonwealth Games, and an Olympic silver in Beijing.
Dad Richard is in London, but back home in Wellington is step-mum Penelope and sisters Harriet and Ruby.
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