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A lack of volunteers could hamper future attempts to make the most of the Olympic legacy. That is according to Former Head of UK Athletics, David Moorcroft.
Speaking from the office of 'Join In', an organisation that aims to encourage participation in sport, the former 5000m world record holder who is from Coventry told ITV News Central of his concerns ahead of the first anniversary of the London Games.
A year on from London 2012 more than 23,000 young people in the East Midlands have got involved in Olympic sports.
Sport England says teenagers and young adults have benefitted from free or discounted courses in 70 different sports.
Nearly one year on from the London 2012 Olympics and Derby is already showing signs of benefiting from the "Olympic legacy" says one councillor.
Councillor Martin Repton from Derby City Council says investment in new facilities such as the £27m velodrome are examples of how the city is benefiting from London hosting the games.
This week marks one year since the opening ceremony of the London Olympic Games. Small Heath boxing gym in Digbeth is just one of the projects that's benefited from the Games through funding and increased public support.
They've recently had fighters called up to represent England.
Suzanne Morton from Nottinghamshire will today become one of the first people to run at the Olympic Stadium in London since the games ended. She'll join hundreds of other charity runners as Olympic Park is officially re-opened.
She'll be running in memory of her son Luke who died in February this year from Sudden Adult Death Syndrome.
The run will have special significance as Luke was a Games Maker during London 2012.
TimBaillie and Etienne Stott who are both University of Nottingham alumni and won gold at London 2012 in the canoe slalom will be awarded honorary degrees today.
The canoeists will each receive a degree of Doctor of Laws at the University.
Double Olympic champion Mo Farah is in Birmingham today as he heads a list of 11 Olympic medallists from London 2012, including six champions, competing at the British Athletics Birmingham Grand Prix at the Alexander Stadium.
Mo Farah will run 5,000m, and will be joined by Olympic long jump champion Greg Rutherford, Olympic 400m silver medallist Christine Ohuruogu and Olympic high jump bronze medallist Robbie Grabarz.
The athlete won Olympic gold over 10,000m as part of the London Olympics 'Super Saturday', before going on to clinch gold in the 5,000m a week later.
Olympic rower Anna Watkins, from Leek in Staffordshire, will receive an MBE for services to rowing after she won the gold medal in the double sculls.
The 30-year-old Cambridge graduate is currently expecting her first child while studying for a PhD in mathematics at the University of Reading.
Paralympic archer Danielle Brown, 25, from Telford in Shropshire, who won gold in the 2012 games, will also receive an MBE for services to sport.