Lauren Jeska jailed for Alexander Stadium stabbings

A fell-running champion has been jailed for 18 years for stabbing three UK Athletics staff at a major arena.

Lauren Jeska, a transgender athlete, admitted trying to murder Ralph Knibbs at Birmingham’s Alexander Stadium.

The “cool, calculated attack” came amid a dispute over her eligibility to compete as a female.

Birmingham Crown Court heard that Jeska, 42, stabbed Mr Knibbs in the head and neck, leaving a 2cm hole

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