Chorley's Holly Bleasdale has qualified for the women's pole vault final by clearing 4.55m.
She said: "That was really good. I came out here and I was so nervous, the most nervous I have ever been in my life, the crowd were amazing. I know there is much more left to come."
Team GB's Beth Tweddle will switch on this year's Blackpool Illuminations. The Bunbury gymnast won bronze on the uneven bars at the Olympics
Gary Barlow has been praised by fellow celebrities for honouring his commitment to perform at the Olympics Closing Ceremony.
They say what you don't know can't hurt you. Maybe that's why so many were sceptical when London was awarded the 'Greatest show on Earth.'