Statue inspired by Olympic long jumper to be unveiled in the summer

An artist's impression of how the statue will look. Credit: Wavendon Parish Council.

A statue in Milton Keynes inspired by Greg Rutherford's London Olympic long jump gold is expected to be unveiled by the summer.

The 8.7m Leaping Man statue will be placed on the Fen roundabout to the east of Milton Keynes.

It is expected to be completed by the end of May.