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Olympic champion Bechtolsheimer finishes third in BBC's Superstars

By Sportsnews  |  Posted: December 29, 2012

Laura Bechtolsheimer

Laura Bechtolsheimer

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Olympic champion Laura Bechtolsheimer finished third woman in tonight's Superstars programme on BBC1.

Bechtolsheimer, from Ampney St Peter, near Cirencester, won gold and silver at London 2012 in dressage during Team GB's glorious Olympic summer.

She took part in tonight's Superstars, a revival of the 1970s and 1980s hit show, along with 15 other London heroes, including runner Mo Farah.

Bechtolsheimer finished with 31 points after six events, narrowly behind Jade Jones, who won taekwondo gold at London 2012, in second place with 31.5 points,  and Helen Glover, who won gold in the women's pair, in first place with 46 points.Olympic super heavyweight boxing champion Anthony Joshua topped the men's leaderboard with 49 points.

Events, filmed at the University of Bath, included gym challenges, javelin, cycling, swimming and running.

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