Volunteer rubs shoulders with Usain Bolt, Tom Daley, Greg Rutherford at Olympic Games

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A GILES Academy student has celebrated more than his A-level results this summer after volunteering as security at the Olympic Park.

Games maker Ryan Bent, 18, spent London 2012, guarding the athletes village and said he had a great time.

He said: “The whole thing was just amazing.

“I was with everybody and got photographs with Tom Daley, Greg Rutherford and Usain Bolt.

“I even wished Mo Farah good luck.”

During his time at the Olympics Ryan, who is employed by Burton House, in Boston, stayed at a friends house in Kent.

He also managed to get in to watch the diving and went to see boxing, for which he had bought seats prior to the Games.

The former Giles School headboy also made quite a collection of pin badges, including synchronised swimmer Katie Shelton who gave him a Team GB badge.

He even won a gold plaque donated by the Indian Olympics Committee in a raffle, something he said could be worth a lot of money, with others fetching a high price on the interent – however he has no plans to sell his.

Ryan thanked his parents for driving him to London and back for his training prior to the Olympics and also thanked Burton House for letting him have the time off work.

More than 70,000 games makers volunteered their time for London 2012.