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Laura Weightman in Olympic final

Morpeth Harrier Laura Weightman finished 11th place in the 1500m final at the Olympic Park on Friday night. Laura thanked her coach Steve Cram.

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Laura Weightman finishes 11th in 1500m Olympic final

Laura Weightman in training for the Olympics Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

Morpeth Harrier Laura Weightman achieved her dream of racing in an Olympic final tonight.

The 21 year old Morpeth Harrier finished in 11th place, in a time of 4:15.60.

The final was a slower race than the semi-final on Wednesday night, in which Laura recorded a personal best of 4:02.99.

Laura has been coached for the Games by Olympic silver medallist Steve Cram.

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