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Olympic sculpture unveiled

A sculpture of former Olympian and gold medallist Jonathan Edwards made from used train parts has been unveiled at Leeds station.

The life-sized work of art recreates Edwards celebrating after his victory in the triple jump at the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney. The statue will stand on the Southern Concourse for three days to highlight travel to this summer's Olympic Games.

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Jonathan Edwards sculpture

A sculpture of former Olympian and gold medallist Jonathan Edwards is going to be unveiled in Leeds.

The life sized work of art, created by award-winning sculptor Ptolemy Elrington, is made entirely of used train parts.

Jonathan Edwards Credit: Calendar

It is being unveiled at Leeds train station as part of a tour along the East Coast Main Line to raise awareness of rail travel to London this summer.