Paralympian becomes charity patron

Jonnie Peacock becomes charity patron Credit: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire

Paralympic gold medallist Jonnie Peacock has become a patron of the Meningitis Research Foundation.

The charity funds research in a bid to prevent the diesease and support for those affected by it. The London 2012 sprinter from Doddington in Cambridgeshire lost a leg to meningitis when he was just five years old.