Name:- Greg Rutherford
Date of Birth:- 17/11/86
Born:- Milton Keynes
Lives:- Milton Keynes
Team:- Marshall Milton Keynes AC
Greg burst into prominence in 2005 when he won the senior AAA long jump title - the youngest ever winner at 18 years - and also won European Junior gold with a British Junior record of 8.14m.
He was still only 19 when winning silver at the European Championships in 2006. Greg was a promising footballer as a youngster who trialled with Aston Villa. His Great Grandfather Jock was an England international 1904-08.
His heroes include Bob Beamon, George Best and Lance Armstrong.
(Courtesy of Team GB)
Key Olympic Dates
Friday August 3rd – Qualification
Saturday August 4th - Final