Patient praises new sports institute: 'It makes me feel special'

A patient at the new sports institute officially opened by Lord Coe in central London today said having the facilities open to people other than elite athletes makes her feel like a valued member of society.

Heather Hatter also praised the institute for the positive atmosphere which 'spurs them all on' to recover.

Advertisement

Lord Coe opens sports institute

British Olympics chief Lord Coe has opened a new sports institute in central London, which will treat elite athletes and NHS patients under the same roof.