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Newmarket javelin thrower Goldie Sayers named as Team GB captain

Goldie Sayers will captain Team GB. Credit: PA

Newmarket javelin thrower Goldie Sayers says she's honoured to have been named as Team GB captain for next week's European Championships in Zurich.

The former Ely school pupil has struggled with a serious elbow injury since the Olympics two years ago, but made her competitive comeback recently in the Commonwealth Games.

“Having had a fairly nightmarish past 18 months - and not knowing whether I'd ever throw or compete again - getting back into the GB vest alone has been incredible.

To say captaincy is an added bonus, is a massive understatement."

– Goldie Sayers, Team GB