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Sherborne shooter announces his retirement

Peter Wilson's ecstasy at winning gold at London 2012 Credit: PA

A west-based Olympic champion has announced his retirement.

Dorset's Peter Wilson, who won the Double Trap gold medal at the London Olympics in 2012, said in a tweet today that he was quitting competitive shooting.

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Golden door to welcome home a gold medal winner

Dorset's Peter Wilson claimed Britain's fourth gold medal of London 2012 in the men's double trap shooting event.

Our Sport Correspondent Matthias Kurth has been to his family home in Glanvilles Wootton in Dorset where they're preparing to welcome home a hero.

He spoke to Victoria Lewis, who is the head girl at the farmstead, and family friend Michael Miller: