London 2012 Olympics

The latest from the Olympic Games, including athletes from the North East and Olympic football at St James' Park.

View all 108 updates ›

Hopes for "Ziggy" to make top 20 in men's marathon

George Patterson from the Morpeth Harriers says Serod Batochir who trains with the Northumberland running club is likely to finish in top 20 in the Men's marathon.

After 25 kilometers, the runner, also known as "Ziggy" was in 25th place in the race.

Batochir is representing his home country, Mongolia.

More on this story