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Jonnie Peacock: How it all began

Jonny Peacock when he was six Photo: ITV Anglia

Cambridgeshire sprinter Jonnie Peacock eased into the final of the T44 100 metres at the Paralympics last night. The 19 year old from Doddington clocked a time of 11.08 seconds, equalling the Paralympic record. He'll face Oscar Pistorius in tonight's final.

ITV Anglia first met Jonnie back in 1999 shortly after he had to have part of his leg amputated because of meningitis. Even then as a six year old his determination to succeed was very clear. One of his teachers revealed how he took part in the school sports day perhaps even then, a shape of what was to come in 2012.

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