A firefighter from Suffolk has died while on a training exercise at an Olympics watersports venue.
Alan Soard, 38, from Lowestoft, was taken ill in the water at the Lee Valley White Water Centre in Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire, on Tuesday.
Three ambulances and two air ambulances were called at about 11.30am, but attempts to resuscitate him failed.
Olympic gold medal winning canoeist Etienne Stott who comes from Bedford returned to the scene of his triumph at the Lee Valley White Water Centre in Hertfordshire.
Five weeks after his historic victory he was there to celebrate the venue becoming the first to re-open for the public to use.