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Going to the Panathinaiko Stadium to watch the delivery of the Olympic flame coming from the ancient Olympia to the city of London,for the 2012 Summer Olympic Games, officially the Games of the XXX Olympiad, will take place in London, England, United Kingdom, from 27 July to 12 August 2012,one can see a lot of statues and one of them is Discobolus made by Konstantinos Dimitriadis.

Konstantinos Dimitriadis (Κωνσταντίνος Δημητριάδης) (1881–1943) sculptur and academic.

Participated in 1924 Summer Olympics in Paris, not in a sports event but in sculpture after the program of the competitions included artistic competitions.
His work the diskobolos won the gold medal. This project is currently in New York and copy is located in Athens, opposite the Panathenaic Stadium.

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