LJMU Professor stars in BBC Sport Relief programme


26 March 2012

LJMU's Professor of Applied Sport and Exercise Science, Greg Whyte, was a major player in last Thursday's BBC documentary 'John Bishop's Sport Relief Hell'.


Image of Professor Greg Whyte and John Bishop traing for Sport ReliefThe programme captured all of the ups and downs of 'John Bishop's Week of Hell' and highlighted the pivotal role that Professor Whyte played to ensure that John completed the gruelling challenge.

John Bishop successfully cycled, rowed and ran from Paris to London in five days raising nearly £1.7 million to date, for the Sport Relief campaign. Bishop is hoping that the money will not only pay for a vaccine against five deadly diseases for children in Africa, but also to help people living incredibly tough lives in the UK.

To see Professor Greg Whyte on 'John Bishop's Sport Relief Hell' visit BBC iPlayer at:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/i/b01dwgsg/

Pictured:  Professor Greg Whyte (right) and John Bishop



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