Medvedev to lead Russian delegation at London 2012
During talks with British Prime Minister David Cameron, Putin shared his plans to come to the Games himself.
"I’ll probably also visit the Olympics,” he said. “I want to come see the judo competition. In any case, it will be a private trip”.
Putin is known for practicing judo as he holds the sixth dan and the master of sport title in this martial art.
The opening ceremony of the 2012 Summer Olympics is scheduled to take place in the British capital on July 27.