London 2017: Get the latest from Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

This week we joined Britain’s fastest woman Dina Asher-Smith and Paralympian Richard Whitehead at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park for a very special announcement.

The British athletics were on hand to help launch London 2017‘s search for 4,000 ‘runners’ for the upcoming Championships.

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Dina and Richard met with a group of volunteers who have already signed up, aiming to encourage more people to get involved in the action next summer.

Here, they tell us why they’re excited to be a part of London 2017 and look ahead to that one-of-a-kind atmosphere that will fill the Olympic Park once again next year.

Watch the video below:

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The world’s top athletes will return to London next summer for the IAAF World Championships and World ParaAthletics Championships which will take place in the former Olympic Stadium within Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

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