WEDNESDAY 27TH JULY 2011: Lord Sebastian Coe, Olympian Colin Jackson CBE and Minister for Sport and the Olympics Hugh Robertson today join Eurostar in welcoming hundreds of Olympic fans and athletes from across Europe to London’s St Pancras International station as the 2012 host city marks the start of the ‘One year to go’ celebrations.
Over the last few months, thousands of Olympic fans have entered competitions to win the chance to be part of Eurostar’s ‘One year to go’ celebrations. Arriving from countries including France, and Belgium, competition winners and athletes will be joined by winners from the UK to be greeted by Seb Coe and Colin Jackson and join them in having their foot prints cast in clay as they symbolically mark the first steps on the way to the 2012 Games.
Following a welcome speeches from Seb Coe and the Olympic Minister, Hugh Robertson, winners will then be transported across London to a celebration lunch held at an iconic London restaurant with stunning views over the Olympic Park where Colin Jackson will be their host for the remainder of their unique experience.
- Media are invited to take part in the foot print casting event at St Pancras station
- Seb Coe, Hugh Robertson, Colin Jackson and other European athletes are available for onsite interviews during the even
- Video footage and stills photography available upon request
Filming opportunity: Crews are invited to film the marking of the first steps to 2012 at london’s st pancras station from 10:30 – 12:00 bst on wednesday 27th july 2011
B-roll footage: B-roll footage is available free of charge and without copyright restriction
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