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Olympic Legacy Media Visit

Journalists from all over the World visited Buckinghamshire to tour around crucial sights and businesses involved in the 2012 Olympics and Paralympics in London.

Craig Pickering GB Bobsleigh

Milton Keynes 100m Athlete Craig Pickering may have missed London 2012 but aims to be at Sochi 2014… representing GB in the Bobsleigh. Richard Carr caught up with him at the University of Bath training.

Greg Rutherford’s Bus Parade in Woburn Sands

Long Jump Gold Medallist Greg Rutherford had his achievement in the Olympics celebrated in his home town on Friday… A bus parade through the town and the unveiling of a special 8.31 metre gold strip in the ground.

Torch Relay Through Buckinghamshire

Day 52 and the Olympic Flame Torch Relay visited Milton Keynes, Bletchley, Buckingham, Winslow, Whitchurch, Aylesbury, Stoke Mandeville and Waddesdon. Bucks TV had a camera crew at every location to capture all the action.

Coubertin Oak Tree Planting

Stoke Mandeville Combined School is one of a few schools selected to plant this special tree sapling from Much Wenlock to the Olympic Park in preparation of London 2012. Grown from acorns from the oak planted in 1890 during the Wenlock Olympic Games.

London 2012 Showcase.

Bucks is a special county and will have a unique role to play in the hosting of the 2012 Olympic & Paralympic Games. Birthplace of the Paralympic Games and host venue at Dorney Lake.

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