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Tees Olympians

Tees Olympians

Before, throughout and after the Beijing Olympics, BBC Tees followed the fortunes of the famous names and the newcomers from Teesside, County Durham and North Yorkshire, who represented Great Britain.

Katy  Livingston portrait

Katy Livingston -Modern Pentathlon

Under the pressure of huge expectation after her Bronze in the World Championships, Redcar's Katy Livingston finished seventh.
DoB: 10th January, 1984. Home Town: Redcar. Club: Team Bath University

Jo Jackson wins bronze

Jo Jackson wins bronze

Jo Jackson - BRONZE MEDAL WINNER

Jo has won Bronze in the Women's 400m Freestyle with a time of 4:03.52
DoB: 12 September, 1986. Hometown: Richmond, North Yorkshire (now lives in Loughbrough)

Chris Newton

Chris Newton - BRONZE MEDAL WINNER

Chris has taken a medal in the points race at the Laoshan Velodrome.
DoB: 29 September, 1973. Home Town: Stockton-on-Tees (now lives in Bolton)
Event:  (16/08/08). Racing Team: Recycling.co.uk Pro Cycling Team

Jo Jackson

Jo Jackson - NEW BRITISH RECORD

She was well short of a medal place, finishing 22nd in 1:31:33 in the women's 20km walk, but fast enough for a new British record.
DoB: 17 January, 1985. Home Town: Redcar. Club: Redcar Race-walking

Jemma Lowe in action

Jemma Lowe - 100m and 200m Butterfly

Despite finishing 3rd in her semi-final of the 200m butterfly, 18 year old Jemma missed out on a place in the final by just 0.14 of a second. She must now be a hot tip for 2012.
DoB: 31 March, 1990. Home Town: Hartlepool

Bradley Saunders

Bradley Saunders - Boxing

Bradley Saunders' campaign in the light-welterweight class ended with an 11-7 defeat by Frenchman Alexis Vastine.
DoB: 04 February 1986
Home Town: Sedgefield
Club: South Durham (Fishburn) 

Chris Tomlinson

Chris Tomlinson - Long Jump

Chris Tomlinson, who was a doubt for the Games with injury, missed out on the final with a best effort of 7.70m.
DoB: 15 September, 1981. Home Town: Nunthorpe. Club: Newham & Essex Beagles

Alan Wills

Alan Wills - Archery, individual and team

DoB: 3rd August, 1981
Hometown: Peterlee,(nows lives in Frizington in Cumbria)
Club: Sellafield Archery Club

Jess Eddie

Jess Eddie - Rowing, Eights

No medal, but Jess made the A final of the Women's Eight Repechage.
DoB: 7th October 1984
Hometown: Durham (Now lives in Brentford, London)
Club: University of London Boat Club
Coach: John Keogh

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