The 18-year-old, who earlier this year set a championship record at the World Junior Championships, is representing Britain in the 100 metres at London 2012.
But while he may be well on course to becoming a household name, Gemili found that Olympic officials aren't quite up to speed yet.
Gemili tweeted a picture of his accreditation which included a photo of a person who looked nothing like him.
He wrote: "My Olympic accreditation to get into the games, who even is this guy?!?!?"
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