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London 2012: Team GB stars as the Spice Girls - picture

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Five stars from the Team GB London 2012 Olympic team have posed as the Spice Girls for a new photoshoot.

Dani King, Laura Trott, Beth Tweddle, Gemma Gibbons and Nicola Adams recreated a famous early Spice Girl pose to celebrate the group, who reunited for the Closing Ceremony.

Team GB champions Dani King, Laura Trot, Beth Tweddle, Gemma Gibbons and Nicola Adams as The Spice Girls

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The athletes also shared their memories of the girl group and their favourite Olympic celebrity moments with Heat magazine.

Laura Trott, 20, Cycling (Baby Spice)

Laura Trott: Women's Omnium (Cycling - Track)

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"I was a crazy Spice Girls fan! I saw them when I was 8 or 9, and I watched their reunion at the O2. Baby Spice was my favourite! I used to be jealous of my sister, because her name's Emma.  I was like, 'Why did Mum and Dad give you the cool name?'"

Beth Tweddle, 27, Gymnastics (Sporty Spice)

Beth Tweddle celebrates with her Bronze medal after the Women's Uneven Bars Final

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Mel C outside the RTE Studios for filming of 'The Late Late Show'.

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"I got to meet Kate Middleton and Prince William. I was sitting next to her throughout the gymnastics final and she was asking questions. She's so down to earth. I felt like I was chatting to a friend!"

Gemma Gibbons, 25, Judo (Ginger Spice)

Gemma Gibbons with her silver medal for the women's 78kg judo (August 2).

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Geri Halliwell
leaving home wearing a pink skirt and sunglasses
London, England

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"I watched the Spice Girls at the Closing Ceremony. Everyone was looking forward to seeing them, and it was great to be there when they got back together."

Nicola Adams, 29, Boxing (Scary Spice)

Nicola Adams: Women's Flyweight [51kg] (Boxing)

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The X Factor 2012 - Episode 3: Melanie Brown aka Mel B arriving on the red carpet

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"I wasn't massively into the Spice Girls when they were big - I'm more of an R&B fan - but I saw them at the Closing Ceremony and I thought they were great."

Dani King, 21, Cycling (Posh Spice)

Dani King, Laura Trott and Joanna Rowsell celebrate after winning the Women's Team Pursuit Final

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Victoria Beckham, Fashion's Night Out' at Bergdorf Goodman

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"Kids knock on my door asking for autographs now and I've been to a party with Kate Moss and Naomi Campbell. I miss everything about the Olympics and I can't wait until the next one!"

King and Trott won the Team Pursuit gold with Joanna Rowsell in world record time at London 2012. Trott also won a solo gold in the Omnium.
Team GB champions Dani King, Laura Trot, Beth Tweddle, Gemma Gibbons and Nicola Adams as The Spice Girls


Tweddle won a bronze in the uneven bars, while Gibbons won a silver in the judo.

Adams became the first ever woman to win an Olympic gold in boxing, when she beat world number one Ren Cancan in the final of the 51kg category.

The full feature appears in this week's Heat magazine, on sale now (Tuesday).

London 2012 gallery: Team GB - every Olympic gold:

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