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Okoye commits to discus

Discus thrower Lawrence Okoye intends to continue in the sport for at least another year - and possibly on to the 2016 Olympics.

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Grabarz equals British high jump record

High jumper Robbie Grabarz equalled the British record of 2.37 metres to finish third on countback in the Athletissima Diamond League meeting in...

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Trio star on golden night for British athletics

It was a night which will go down as the greatest in British athletics, live forever in the memories of the 80,000 crowd lucky enough to witness...

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Okoye misses discus medal

Team GB discus finalist Lawrence Okoye missed out on a medal after a throw of 61.03m to end the competition in 12th place.

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Impressive Okoye through to discus final

Lawrence Okoye proved his medal credentials with an impressive final throw in discus qualifying in the Olympic Stadium.

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Medal Record

London 2012
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Biography

Lawrence Okoye only began full-time athletics training in 2010 after a promising career in rugby, where he played as a wing for the academy sides at London Irish and Wasps.He claims to eat six small meals a day and he will start his law degree at Oxford University in September having turned down a scholarship to the University of Nebraska.