Olympic discus thrower Lawrence Okoye visited an after school club this week.

One youngster asked if the 6ft 5in man mountain, who trains with Croydon Harriers and made the final of the discuss competion at this summer's Olympics, had flown to the club because they thought he was a super hero, according to deputy manager of the Sutton Out of School Club, Rebecca Martinez.

She said: "The kids had a great time with Lawrence and he was really good with them. He even got his discuss out at one point and demonstrated how he throws it."