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Olympic24: Rutherford misses Euros as Wiggins backs Stannard

Greg Rutherford decides to miss Prague's European Indoor Championships and focus on becoming world champion while Sir Bradley Wiggins will suppo...

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Olympic24: Rutherford set for Prague and victory for Murray

Greg Rutherford named as one of 39-strong team heading to Prague for next month’s European Indoor Championships, while Andy Murray celebrates Da...

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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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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.