New chapter for Olympic athlete as she pens children's book

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New chapter for Olympic athlete as she pens children's book

As a sprinter Jeanette Kwakye's career highlights include becoming the British champion and making the 100m finals at the Beijing Olympics in 2008. But the retired athlete from east London can now add children's author to her list of achievements. After hanging up her spikes in 2014 and becoming a mother, Jeanette began coming up with characters to entertain her young son. She has now turned her bathtime stories into a picture book called Femi the Fox, which follows a troublesome young animal on an adventure which involves a prince and lots of jollof rice.

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