Olympic hurdler Andy Turner's stolen car recovered

Andy Turner Andy Turner is the third fastest British sprint hurdler of all time behind Colin Jackson and Tony Jarrett

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A Range Rover stolen from an Olympic athlete while he attended his mother's funeral has been located.

Hurdler Andy Turner, 33, also had his mobile phone containing photos of his mother taken in a burglary at his home in Hucknall, Nottingham, on Thursday.

His vehicle has been found in Bilborough, Nottinghamshire Police said.

The athlete tweeted he had "no idea the damage or what's still in there but I won't hold my breath".

Laptop missing

"I am feeling a little bit better because they have got the car back - and I am hoping for the best," he said.

The Nottinghamshire-born athlete is offering a £500 reward for the return of his laptop and mobile phone.

Officers are investigating whether the raiders targeted the hurdler's family home after he posted details of his mother's funeral on Twitter and have appealed for anyone with information to contact them.

Yvonne Turner, 58, died suddenly on 29 October.

Nottinghamshire Police said the Ranger Rover was being forensically examined and that a number of items, including a laptop, were still missing.

Turner is the third fastest British sprint hurdler behind Colin Jackson and Tony Jarrett and won gold medals at both the Commonwealth Games and European Athletics Championships in 2010.

He also took bronze in the 110 metres hurdles at the 2011 World Championships in Daegu.

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