Britain's Martyn Rooney says he would rather receive his Beijing Olympic bronze medal at the Anniversary Games than at the World Championships.  GB's 2008 men's 4x400m relay team moved up from fourth to third after Russia's Denis Alekseyev failed a drugs test when his sample was retested. It had been suggested the medal ceremony could take place at the World Championships in London in August. But next month's Anniversary Games also take place at London's Olympic Stadium. A decision is yet to…

Britain's Martyn Rooney says he would rather receive his Beijing Olympic bronze medal at the Anniversary Games than at the World Championships. GB's 2008 men's 4x400m relay team moved up from fourth to third after Russia's Denis Alekseyev failed a drugs test when his sample was retested. It had been suggested the medal ceremony could take place at the World Championships in London in August. But next month's Anniversary Games also take place at London's Olympic Stadium. A decision is yet to…

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 19: Matthew Hudson-Smith and Martyn Rooney of Great Britain react in Round One of the Men's 4 x 400m Relay on Day 14 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on August 19, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Ian Walton/Getty Images) — in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 19: Matthew Hudson-Smith and Martyn Rooney of Great Britain react in Round One of the Men's 4 x 400m Relay on Day 14 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on August 19, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Ian Walton/Getty Images) — in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Martyn Rooney of Great Britain competes in Round One of the Men's 4 x 400m Relay…

Martyn Rooney of Great Britain competes in Round One of the Men's 4 x 400m Relay…

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 19: Martyn Rooney of Great Britain competes in Round One of the Men's 4 x 400m Relay on Day 14 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on August 19, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Ian Walton/Getty Images) — in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 19: Martyn Rooney of Great Britain competes in Round One of the Men's 4 x 400m Relay on Day 14 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on August 19, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Ian Walton/Getty Images) — in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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