A House of Lords report has criticised the London Olympic legacy committee for failing to sustain interest in sports such as the discus, triple-jump and shot-putt. ‘Thousands of people turned up to watch these events during London 2012′ said the committee chairman. ‘But now it seems that a regional triple jump competition is failing to fill the Olympic stadium. Who would have thought it?’
An extended debate then followed on what athletes were actually supposed to do in the triple jump, and if indeed there was such an event or whether it was just footage of the long jump with athletes tripping up during the run up. The committee then adjourned to watch Champions League highlights on Sky Sports One.