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Golden Jonnie Peacock at Luton Sports Village

Jonnie Peacock kisses his gold Olympic medal Photo: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire

Paralympic gold medallist, Jonnie Peacock was at the new Luton Sports Village on Friday. The sprinter from Cambridgeshire joined the Duke of Kent at the opening of the £26 million facility in Stopsley. The new village includes a pool, diving facility and space for fitness classes.

Jonnie won gold for Great Britain with a record-breaking victory in the men's 100 metre T44 in the Olympics this summer. The 19-year-old ran the race in record time, winning it in 10.9 seconds.

Jonnie Peacock will open the Luton Sports Village Credit: Sang Tan/AP/PA Images

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. Click here to see the determined six-year-old on his first day back at school.

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