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Posted: 27 Jul 2011 | Channels: Sport

British Athletes Take Starring Roles in National TV Campaign

Olympic Champions Christine Ohuruogu and Darren Campbell, and World Champion and Olympic gold medal hope Jessica Ennis will feature in a new national TV advert to be launched on Wednesday 27th July, celebrating Aviva’s 12-year athletics sponsorship - the longest-running athletics sponsorship deal globally.

The ad aims to shows the blood, sweat and tears each athlete goes through in their intensive 24/7 preparation for the competition of a lifetime,  and is released  ahead of an important period of the athletics season, culminating in the World Championships in Daegu next month.

It features  not only Olympic Gold 400m medallist Christine Ohuruogu, Heptathlon World Champion Jessica Ennis, and former Olympian  Darren Campbell; also starring are sprinters Laura Turner and Conrad Williams, Commonwealth Heptathlon Champion Louise Hazel, Wheelchair 1500m racer Danny Lucker, F54 Shot putter Danny Nobbs and World Indoor Champion long jumper Chris Tomlinson.

For more information please go to www.aviva.co.uk/athletics