Stokes misses out on final

First published in Sport

CHORLEY teacher Stuart Stokes has missed out on the final of the 3,000m steeplechase.

Stokes, who teaches PE and geography at Holy Cross Catholic High School, finished in 12th place in the third heat at the Olympic Stadium this afternoon.

The 35-year-old admitted he was just happy to qualify for the Olympics, however, after missing out on the previous three Games.

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