Greg Rutherford's golden homecoming

Olympic long jump gold medallist Greg Rutherford is being honoured with an open-top bus parade through Woburn Sands near Milton Keynes.

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Peacock wins World title

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Jonnie Peacock is now a Paralympic and World champion Credit: PA

Cambridgeshire sprinter Jonnie Peacock has added a world title to his 2012 Paralympic gold medal. Jonnie, from Chatteris, recovered from an early stumble to win the T44 100 metres final, at the IPC World Championships in Lyon, France,

Peacock won in a time of 10.99 seconds, just 0.02 second ahead of his American rival Richard Browne. It was sweet revenge for Peacock, who saw Browne break his world record in the semi finals.

Paralympian becomes charity patron

Jonnie Peacock becomes charity patron
Jonnie Peacock becomes charity patron Credit: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire

Paralympic gold medallist Jonnie Peacock has become a patron of the Meningitis Research Foundation.

The charity funds research in a bid to prevent the diesease and support for those affected by it. The London 2012 sprinter from Doddington in Cambridgeshire lost a leg to meningitis when he was just five years old.

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Golden Greg Rutherford welcomed home

Olympic long jump gold medallist Greg Rutherford is being honoured with an open-top bus parade through his home village of Woburn Sands near Milton Keynes.

Olympic gold medal-winning long jumper Greg Rutherford on his bus parade through Woburn Sands Credit: ITV Anglia / Martin Stew
The homecoming parade for gold medallist Greg Rutherford in Woburn Sands near Milton Keynes Credit: ITV Anglia / Martin Stew

Homecoming parade for golden boy Greg

Olympic long jump gold medallist Greg Rutherford is being honoured with an open-top bus parade through his home village of Woburn Sands near Milton Keynes.

The open-top bus that will take Greg Rutherford around the streets of Woburn Sands near Milton Keynes Credit: ITV Anglia / Martin Stew
Villagers gathering for the home-coming parade of Olympic gold medallist Greg Rutherford Credit: ITV Anglia / Martin Stew
Torchbearers Katie Spaughton and Ian Estick join the celebrations in Woburn Sands Credit: ITV Anglia / Martin Stew
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