Shara Proctor raring to go for gold at Rio and put 2012 pain behind her Long jumper was overwhelmed by the occasion at London 2012 but is in a better place after battling back from a thigh injury that left her unable to walk

Shara Proctor raring to go for gold at Rio and put 2012 pain behind her

Shara Proctor raring to go for gold at Rio and put 2012 pain behind her Long jumper was overwhelmed by the occasion at London 2012 but is in a better place after battling back from a thigh injury that left her unable to walk

Happy Birthday Shara Proctor!!! Anguillan-born Olympic Long Jumper!!! Today we celebrate you!!! @SharaProctor #Sharaproctor #islandpeeps #islandpeepsbirthdays #Olympic #LongJumper #Anguilla

Happy Birthday Shara Proctor!!! Anguillan-born Olympic Long Jumper!!! Today we celebrate you!!! @SharaProctor #Sharaproctor #islandpeeps #islandpeepsbirthdays #Olympic #LongJumper #Anguilla

Britain's Shara Proctor reacts after taking a jump in the women's long jump final during the athletics in the Olympic Stadium at the 2012 Summer Olympics, London, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012.

PHOTOS: Amazing Olympics Images From Aug. 8

Britain's Shara Proctor reacts after taking a jump in the women's long jump final during the athletics in the Olympic Stadium at the 2012 Summer Olympics, London, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012.

Shara Proctor celebrates qualifying for the London Olympics after winning the long jump at the UK Trials in Birmingham.

Shara Proctor celebrates qualifying for the London Olympics after winning the long jump at the UK Trials in Birmingham.

Shara Proctor smashed her own #British #record with a #longjump of 7.07m, becoming the #first #Briton to jump over seven metres. #Beijing2015

Shara Proctor smashed her own #British #record with a #longjump of 7.07m, becoming the #first #Briton to jump over seven metres. #Beijing2015

Christian Taylor soars to gold in world championships triple jump • American Taylor jumps second-best distance of all time • Taylor pays tribute to British long jumper Shara Proctor

Christian Taylor soars to gold in world championships triple jump

Christian Taylor soars to gold in world championships triple jump • American Taylor jumps second-best distance of all time • Taylor pays tribute to British long jumper Shara Proctor

Britain’s Shara Proctor the first British long jumper to leap over seven metres

Shara Proctor’s outstanding seven metre jumps clinch silver lining

Britain’s Shara Proctor the first British long jumper to leap over seven metres

For someone who had just had a gold medal snatched away, Shara Proctor had a big smile on her face. Proctor had become the first British long jumper to leap more than seven metres, then she did it again for good measure, only to have the chance of becoming world champion taken from her with the third-last jump of the competition. Proctor had taken the lead with a huge British record leap of 7.07 metres in the third round of the final at the Bird’s Nest Stadium, which she had followed with…

Shara Proctor’s outstanding seven metre jumps clinch silver lining

For someone who had just had a gold medal snatched away, Shara Proctor had a big smile on her face. Proctor had become the first British long jumper to leap more than seven metres, then she did it again for good measure, only to have the chance of becoming world champion taken from her with the third-last jump of the competition. Proctor had taken the lead with a huge British record leap of 7.07 metres in the third round of the final at the Bird’s Nest Stadium, which she had followed with…

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