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Fashion Museum goes sporty ahead of London 2012

Historic sporting outfits on display in fashion exhibition as UK gears up for summer games

Fashion Museum goes sporty ahead of London 2012
Collection assistant Elly Summers makes last adjustments to a mannequin wearing gold medal-winning Amy Williams' race suit she wore at the 2010 Winter Olympics (All images courtesy of Getty Images)
Fashion Museum goes sporty ahead of London 2012
A mannequin wearing the England football away kit, is seen ahead of the official opening of the Fashion Museum's latest exhibition 'Sport and Fashion', in Bath, England
Fashion Museum goes sporty ahead of London 2012
The exhibition is timed to coincide with the London 2012 Olympics and aims to trace how historic sportswear has influenced the creations of contemporary designers
Fashion Museum goes sporty ahead of London 2012
The exhibition opens next week and will run throughout 2012
Fashion Museum goes sporty ahead of London 2012
A close up of the Duke of Windsor's 1940 yachting suit
Fashion Museum goes sporty ahead of London 2012
Fashion Museum manager Rosemary Harden makes adjustments to a mannequin wearing Amy Williams race suit
Fashion Museum goes sporty ahead of London 2012
Spikes worn by skeleton gold medal-winning Amy Williams will be on display throughout the exhibition
Fashion Museum goes sporty ahead of London 2012
A mannequin wearing Olympic silver medalist and British modern pentathlete Heather Fell's fencing kit is seen ahead of the official opening of the exhibition