Advertisement

Olympians head home from Stansted

With the curtain falling on the London Olympic Games last night, athletes have begun to head home.

View all 5 updates ›

Pendleton's nemesis prepares to head home

Anna Meares preparing to head home Credit: Martin Stew, ITV Anglia

The Australian Olympians have arrived at Stansted ahead of their marathon flight down under.

Martin Stew grabbed a quick word with Anna Meares, the woman who took gold from Victoria Pendleton in the Women's Sprint final.

Martin tweeted: Aussie cyclist Anna Meares tells me she only elbowed Victoria Pendleton because she came out of the sprint line.

Meares also told us that while she'll miss the rivalry now Pendleton's retired, she won't miss losing to her!

More top news