Rutherford wins long jump gold

Greg Rutherford hailed a "great night for athletics" as he became only the second British man in history to win gold in the long jump.

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Greg Rutherford grabs Team GB gold in men's long jump

Greg Rutherford claimed gold with a jump of 8.31m. Credit: Dave Thompson/PA Wire

Greg Rutherford has been crowned Olympic men's long jump champion on an incredible night for British athletics inside the Olympic Stadium.

The 25-year-old from Milton Keynes secured Team GB a 13th gold medal with a leap of 8.31m.

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