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Sunday 20 April 2014

Man to face trial over Olympic bottle throw

A man accused of a public order offence after a bottle was thrown at the start of the men's Olympic 100m final in London will stand trial in January, a court heard.Ashley Gill-Webb, 34, was arrested after the incident at the Olympic Stadium in August, which led to Dutch world judo champion Edith Bosch intervening.He pleaded not guilty to using threatening words or behaviour with intent to cause harassment, alarm or distress under Section 4A of the Public Order Act.

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