She had dreamed of atoning for her fourth-place finish at the last Olympic Games in Beijing but Lisa Dobriskey’s London 2012 campaign ended in another disappointment when she finished in 10th place in the final. Fellow Briton Laura Weightman was one place behind her.
Athletics doping crisis: Was London 2012’s 1500m Olympic final the dirtiest race in history? British stars Lisa Dobriskey, Hannah England and Laura Weightman tell Matt Majendie the pain they feel after six of the first nine runners in that race have since been found guilty of doping
Josef Craig The North East can boast some top names in the Olympic and Paralympic fields as well as plenty of London 2012 athletes, such as Stephen Miller, Josef Craig, Ross Murray, Chris Tomlinson and Laura Weightman, as well as past Olympians such as Steve Cram, Jonathan Edwards, Brendan Foster, and Mike McLeod.