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Olympic 100m final bottle thrower guilty

2013-01-11 17:39:06

A man who threw a plastic beer bottle on to the track at the start of the men's Olympic 100m final has been found guilty of public order offences.

Ashley Gill-Webb, 34, of South Milford, North Yorkshire, was arrested at the Olympic Stadium on 5 August last year.

Gill-Webb, who also shouted at athletes including Usain Bolt, was found guilty of two public order offences at Stratford Magistrates' Court.

His lawyers had said he was suffering from a "manic episode" at the time.

Source: bbc.co.uk

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