Hedgehod antics amuse athletics fans
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Hero the hedgehog: World Athletics mascot

From larking around with Usain Bolt to photo-bombing victory celebrations.

Hero the Hedgehog made a mark as the official mascot at the World Championships in London.

The character was created by nine-year-old Ellie, from the West Midlands, who beat 4,000 other characters submitted for a Blue Peter competition.

  • 14 Aug 2017
  • From the section UK
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