Olympic long jump gold medallist Greg Rutherford talks cars and cookery | 07.10.2012
However, it's important not to forget the man who provided the other triumph of that hat-trick of victories in barely 40 minutes on the first Saturday of the athletics programme in London: long jumper Greg Rutherford.
Rutherford, who took the 2006 European Athletics Championships silver medal as a teenager but then struggled for several years with injuries, took the lead in London with a second round effort of 8.21m and then clinched the gold medal two attempts later when he leapt out to 8.31m.
In an often light-hearted interview with the British newspaper The Guardian, the gold medallist and co-owner of the best mark in the world in 2012 with his British record of 8.35m talks about his background as a teenage footballer, as well as his skills in front of an oven and behind the wheel of a car.
The article can be found here.