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Pavey and Rutherford named writers' athletes of the year

European champions Jo Pavey and Greg Rutherford continue to have plenty to celebrate in 2014 after being named athletes of the year by the Briti...

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Rutherford prepared to jump big at European Championships

Olympic long jump champion Greg Rutherford admits he may have to break his own British record if he wants to taste success at this week’s Europe...

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Rutherford delights in another home Games gold

Greg Rutherford insists he has banished the assumption that he is a one-hit wonder after defying a long-term layoff to take Commonwealth Games l...

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Olympic champion Rutherford on form at IAAF Diamond League

Olympic champion Greg Rutherford produced a consistent series of leaps to finish second in the long jump at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in L...

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GB men's sprint relay quartet shine at Euro Team Champs

Great Britain & Northern Ireland are right in the mix for a top-three finish at the European Team Championships in Braunschweig after the me...

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Medal Record

London 2012
  • 1 Gold
  • 0 Silver
  • 0 Bronze
Beijing 2008
  • 0 Gold
  • 0 Silver
  • 0 Bronze

Biography

Greg Rutherford had trials with Aston Villa FC before focusing on athletics, winning his first national title in 2005. His fifth-place finish in 2009 is his best performance at a World Championships while he was the third best qualifier for the final at the 2008 Olympics.

At the 2012 Olympic Games in London, Rutherford won gold in the long jump.