London 2012

Tessa Sanderson – Great Britain

Theresa Ione “Tessa” Sanderson, CBE was born 14 March 1956, is an English former javelin thrower and heptathlete who competed in the javelin competition in every one of the six Olympics from 1976–1996 winning the gold medal in 1984 for Great Britain. She is the second track and field athlete, after Lia Manoliu (discus), to compete at six Olympics.

LONDON SET TO HOST BIGGEST EVER SUMMER OF WORLD ATHLETICS

TICKETS HAVE returned to sale today (8 March) for both the World Para Athletics Championships (14-23 July) and the IAAF World Championships London 2017 (04-13 August) with availability once more within all sessions. Organisers have also increased the availability of the massively popular ‘Bolt ticket’ – a £9.58 children’s ticket in honour of the legendary …

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PHILIP AND MUIR LEAD BRITISH ATHLETICS TEAM TO EQUAL BEST MEDAL TALLY

LED BY superb gold medals from Laura Muir (coach: Andy Young) and Asha Philip (Steve Fudge) over 3000m and 60m respectively, the British Athletics team ended the third and final day of the European Indoor Championships in Belgrade, Serbia with 10 medals – an equal best tally at the championships – to finish second in …

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