New plea to find stolen Olympic bronze medal

Olympic rower Alex Partridge has issued a new plea for the return of his stolen medal after TeamGB hockey player Hannah Macleod got hers back.

Both Olympians lost their medals when their TeamGB jackets were stolen as they partied at a London nightclub in the early hours of Wednesday.

Olympic rower and bronze medallist Alex Partridge.
Olympic rower and bronze medallist Alex Partridge. Credit: Ian West/PA Wire/Press Association Images

But Miss Macleod, 28, got her bronze medal back after it was posted anonymously to the England Hockey head office at Bisham Abbey in Buckinghamshire yesterday.

Mr Partridge, 31, got his jacket back - minus his bronze medal - when it was handed in at a London police station on Thursday.

A 31-year-old man was arrested in connection with the thefts and bailed until November 23.The sportsman is still hoping his medal will also be returned and suggested it could safely be sent to his sport's headquarters.

He tweeted: "If you have my medal please send it to British Rowing 6 Lower Mall Hammersmith London."

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Missing Olympic medal returned

Hockey player Hannah Macleod has got her Olympic bronze medal back. Scotland Yard said it been posted anonymously to the England Hockey head office in Buckinghamshire. Macleod and Alex Partridge said their medals had been stolen earlier this week.