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Commonwealth Games champion surprises 2GB listener – a.k.a mum!

Ben Fordham
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Champion Aussie runner Ollie Hoare has paid tribute to his late grandfather, Fred, a WWII veteran.

Hoare crossed the line in a Commonwealth Games record time of 3:30.13 to win gold in the 1500m race.

He told Ben Fordham his grandfather was a big inspiration to him.

“I know he was looking down, having a laugh and really enjoying the result.”

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Ollie’s mum, Kate, listens to Ben Fordham Live every morning and was surprised to hear her son on the radio!

She told Ben she harboured hopes he would become a swimmer.

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Image: Getty/Tim Goode – PA Images 

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