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Pavey preparing for Commonwealth Games

Jo is hoping to compete just 6 months after having her second child Credit: ITV News West Country

Devon's Jo Pavey is aiming to compete in this year's Commonwealth Games just six months after having her second child.

Jo hasn't competed since 2012 Credit: ITV News West Country

The forty year old runner hasn't competed since 2012. But she is confident she can make an impact at this years Games and plans to run in local races to prepare for the qualifiers.

Devon's Jo Pavey aiming for Commonwealth Games

Jo Pavey at the 2012 London Olympics. Credit: PA

Devon's Jo Pavey is aiming to compete in this year's Commonwealth Games just six months after having her second child.

The 40-year-old runner hasn't competed since 2012. But she is confident she can make an impact at this year's Games and plans to run in local races to prepare for the qualifiers.

Seventh place for Pavey in 5,000 metres

Jo Pavey set the pace in the 5,000m final at the Olympic Stadium Credit: Martin Rickett/PA Wire

Exeter Harrier runner Jo Pavey came in seventh in tonight's 5,000 metre final at the Olympic Stadium. She and her team-mate Julia Bleasdale, who finished eighth, were setting the pace with just five laps to go but then dropped down the field. Ethiopia's Meseret Defar claimed gold.

Seventh place for Pavey

Honiton's Jo Pavey finished seventh in the women's 10,000m final at the Olympic Stadium tonight. The race was won by Ethiopia's Tirunesh Dibaba in a time of 30:20:75. The Exeter Harriers runner came in at 30:53:20 - a personal best. Her Team GB team-mate Julia Bleasdale came in eighth.

Great Britain's Jo Pavey (left) and Julia Bleasdale console each other after the Women's 10,000m Final Credit: Martin Rickett/PA Wire

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