An Olympic champion who cleaned up at the Games, is now cleaning up for real.
Ed McKeever, who won a Gold this summer, joined other volunteers in the River Lea in East London.
The scheme is part of a campaign to ensure the waterways in the shadows of the Olympic Park stay free from rubbish. Piers Hopkirk reports.
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