Former Olympic champion Daley Thompson sips champagne on Fish Island

The man often considered the World’s greatest all-round athlete is putting his feet up at the London Olympics.

With four world records and two Olympic gold medals, former British decathlete Daley Thompson can afford to take is easy this time round.

And it looks like he is doing exactly that at the beach club, put up by Forman’s salmon smokery, overlooking the Olympic Stadium on Fish Island.

Owner of the entertainment venue, Lance Forman, said: “He came down yesterday morning. He is a lovely and very warm person.

“He said he wanted to base himself here during the Olympics, it’s where he’ll come for lunch and to relax.”


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Mr Forman who has created a Fish Island Rivera with corporate entertainment suites, alongside his traditional salmon smokery, expects many more famous faces during the Games.

Others who have popped in include American swimmer Michael Phelps, TV presenter Zoe Hardman, and the brother of Muhammad Ali, Rahman Ali.

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Entry to the club is �35 or the door or �25 in advance on Forman’s website.

Five out of about 30 corporate hospitality suites are still available.

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