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Apolo Anton Ohno

Nothing to Fear

About Olympics Security

7/18/2012 4:30 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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U.S. Olympic hero Apolo Anton Ohno is getting ready to travel to London for the Summer games ... and tells TMZ he's not even the slightest bit worried about the massive security issues going down in the U.K.

In case you're unaware ... British officials are furious after the private security firm hired to work the Olympics failed to provide enough security personnel for the games ... and now the British government has been forced to call in 3,500 soldiers and extra police officers to cover the gap.

The snafu has led many to question the overall safety of the games.

But Ohno tells TMZ there's nothing to fear -- saying he still plans to attend the Olympics because "I think it'll be OK."

When asked if he'll look into a personal security team to watch his back, Apolo brushed off the suggestion ... telling us, "I always roll solo."

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Ace    

USA USA USA USA USA USA USA

796 days ago
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Terminal Tower    

Wasn't this the "athlete" who has been busted for cheating multiple times, then did a kid's PSA about cheating? What a loser.

796 days ago
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CC    

At least he isn't staying at home (or work) hiding under his desk like the f-a--gs at TMZ.....

796 days ago
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Diane     

To West Coast Baby: Convention of amateur athletes? Really? As opposed to what? Overpaid ball player "athletes"? Go USA!

796 days ago
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Seldombinlaid    

Was this the one Obama tried to get in Chi town?

796 days ago

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