Richard Whitehead to attend Olympic legacy event

Paralympic gold medallist, Richard Whitehead, is expected to attend an Olympic legacy event today in Loughborough.

The 'athletics taster day' is aimed at getting children from deprived neighbourhoods into sport.

Richard Whitehead with his gold medal Credit: David Davies/PA Wire

The event is part of the ‘Join In’ charity’s campaign to encourage community volunteering, and help develop the Olympic legacy in the area.

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