Olympic long jump gold medalist Greg Rutherford was on Tyneside today (Tuesday) to train young athletes on a pop-up running track which was laid in a busy shopping mall.
He will also be competing in the Great North City Games on the Quayside next month where the British will take on the USA.
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Rice, who won the singing show All Together Now last year, said previously that he hoped to improve the UK's reputation at the contest.
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