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Holly Bradshaw setting a new GB outdoor record in Manchester. (Photo: Philip Oldham)

"Lord, I don't ask that I should win, but please, please don't let me finish behind Akabusi."

Innocent Egbunike's prayer at the 1988 Olympics

Manchester Great City Games 2017

Stuart was at the Great CityGames in Manchester, which took place under the shadow of the terrorist attack earlier that week. As well as supporting a few athletes, he was able to lead an athlete Bible Study.

James Dasaolu won the 100 metres on the street track

Seb Coe, IAAF President, was among those who joined in the minute's silence for the victims.

Greg Rutherford, a great fan of City Games won the long jump.

The previous week, Stuart was at the Loughborough International Athletics even, an event in which spectators sit on the grass verge to watch the action.

The highlight of the event was Sophie Hahn's World record.

Stuart reported on both events for

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