OU Athletes Celebrated

30 November 2012, 12:50

London 2012 athletes who are also students at The Open University have been honoured at an event in Milton Keynes.

Gold medal winning canoeist Etienne Stott, from Bedford, bronze winning hockey players Helen Richardson and Alex Danson, and bronze medal rower Alan Campbell were at a ceremony at the OU campus in MK on Friday 30 November 2012.

A plaque commemorating the athletes' achievements at London 2012 was unveiled by Dame Mary Peters, who won gold in the pentathlon at the 1972 Munich Olympics.  She is an honorary graduate of the Open University.

Also present at the event attended by students of the OU were the Mayor of Milton Keynes and the leader of Milton Keynes Council.