Great Britain's Jo Pavey (center) wins the Women's 10,000m final during the European Athletics Championships at the Letzigrund stadium in Zurich on Aug. 12, 2014 - Oldest Woman To Win Gold At European Championships

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Great Britain's Jo Pavey (center) wins the Women's final during the European Athletics Championships at the Letzigrund stadium in Zurich on Aug. 2014 - Oldest Woman To Win Gold At European Championships

Jo Pavey of Exeter and Great Britain poses with a Union Jack after winning gold in the Women's 10,000 metres final during day one of the 22nd European Athletics Championships at Stadium Letzigrund on August 12, 2014 in Zurich, Switzerland.

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Jo Pavey of Exeter and Great Britain poses with a Union Jack after winning gold in the Women's metres final during day one of the European Athletics Championships at Stadium Letzigrund on August 2014 in Zurich, Switzerland.

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European Athletics Championships 2014: 40-year-old Jo Pavey wins gold for Great Britain in women's 10,000 metres - Sport - London Evening Standard

Jo Pavey has won gold for Great Britain in the women's metres at the European Championships in Zurich.

Pictures Of The Day: Photos From Wednesday 13th August 2014 Great Britain's Jo Pavey celebrates after winning the Women's 10,000m final during the European Athletics Championships at the Letzigrund stadium in Zurich on August 12, 2014. AFP PHOTO / FRANCK FIFE (Photo credit should read FRANCK FIFE/AFP/Getty Images)

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There were ovations in the stands, whoops of joy from team-mates and the sound of millions of crashing jaws across Europe as Britain’s Jo Pavey became the oldest ever European woman champion with a brilliant, brave and spirit-lifting victory

Ethiopia’s Almaz Ayana smashed the world record by over 14 seconds to win Olympic gold in the women’s 10,000m in Rio.The 24-year-old, racing the distance on the track for only the second time, obliterated the field to finish in 29 minutes 17.45 seconds.Britain’s Jo Pavey was 15th ...

Ethiopia’s Almaz Ayana smashed the world record by over 14 seconds to win Olympic gold in the women’s in Rio.The racing the distance on the track for only the second time, obliterated the field to finish in 29 minutes seconds.Britain’s Jo Pavey was .

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Congratulations to distance runner Jo Pavey MBE, who was honoured by the Princess Royal at an Investiture ceremony at Windsor Castle today! Photo © Press Association #WindsorCastle #Investiture #MBE #PrincessRoyal

Congratulations to distance runner Jo Pavey MBE, who was honoured by the Princess Royal at an Investiture ceremony at Windsor Castle today!

Britain's Martyn Rooney says he would rather receive his Beijing Olympic bronze medal at the Anniversary Games than at the World Championships.  GB's 2008 men's 4x400m relay team moved up from fourth to third after Russia's Denis Alekseyev failed a drugs test when his sample was retested. It had been suggested the medal ceremony could take place at the World Championships in London in August. But next month's Anniversary Games also take place at London's Olympic Stadium. A decision is yet to…

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