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Lighting up your South Tyneside recollections of these Olympics photos - do they bring back great memories?

Sports fans will be delighted with the news that the Tokyo Olympics looks set to go ahead.

Sunday, 6th June 2021, 4:55 am

And while there may not be spectators in the various venues, it will once again be a spectacle to remember as long as there is no further delay to the festival.

In the meantime, here are 9 retro photos from South Tyneside and each of them have an Olympic connection.

Were you pictured meeting Olympic star Nick Gillingham or at a mini Olympics at South Shields library?

Were you there on the day the Olympic torch came to the borough? We have all this and more in this collection of Shields Gazette archive photos.

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