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Pavey & Bleasdale end seventh and eighth

Jo Pavey and Julia Bleasdale finished seventh and eighth respectively in the women's 5,000 metres final at the Olympic Stadium.

Ethiopia'...

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Hitchon comes 12th in hammer final

Sophie Hitchon finished 12th in the hammer final at the Olympic Stadium following an impressive qualifying throw.

The 21-year-old athlete...

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Hitchon secures hammer final berth

Sophie Hitchon improved her own British record on the way to qualifying for the London 2012 women's hammer final.

Hitchon was set to bow ...

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Awde off to flying start with 100m PB

Britain's Daniel Awde made a superb start to the gruelling decathlon with a personal best in the opening event in the Olympic Stadium.

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Medal Record

London 2012
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Biography

Sophie Hitchon used to enjoy ballet dancing before taking up the hammer seriously in 2007.Hitchon became the first track and field athlete to qualify for London 2012 with victory at the Olympic trials.The British record holder, Hitchon failed to make the final at the World Championships last summer.