Bottle thrower at Olympics sentenced to community order

Ashley Gill-Webb, 34, who threw a plastic beer bottle at competitors in the men's Olympic 100m final, has been sentenced at London's Thames Magistrates' Court to an eight-week community order for public disorder.

A green bottle is seen on the track behind the blocks as the Men's 100m final gets underway. Credit: PA
Ashley Gill-Webb, 34, seen outside Stratford Magistrates court. Credit: PA

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100m bottle thrower punished

The man who threw a plastic beer bottle at competitors at the start of the men's Olympic 100m final has been sentenced to an eight-week community order.