Team GB long-jumper Jazmin Sawyers sings for The Voice UK 2017 coaches

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Team GB long-jumper Jazmin Sawyers performed for The Voice UK 2017 coaches in this weekend's show

22-year-old Jazmin from Bath performed a mash up of Here/Give Me a Reason to Love You by Alessia Cara/Portishead.


The stage was quite a change from the sandpit at the Rio Olympics 2016 where Jazmin was competing for a very different prize earlier this year.

And she said The Voice is a hell of a lot more nerve-wrecking.

Given left it literally to the very last second to turn and pick Jazmin for his team, we're not surprised.

“The Voice is worse because I know what I’m doing a lot more on the track," Jazmin told The Sun newspaper ahead of her audition airing on Saturday.

“Being on the show is a big deal, when I walk out onto the track I’m in control, I get to decide everything that happens.


“But on The Voice, I don’t, and that’s quite scary.”

Jazmin is still in full time training for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and hopes to combine both her singing and jumping.

“My athletics coaches are aware I want to pursue music at the same time and my coach is really great at helping me fit it around that," she explained.

Alongside Jazmin, other hopefuls in the show this weekend included Millicent Weave who sings Where Is My Mind by The Pixies, Craig Ward's song of choice is She's Always A Woman by Billy Joel and April Sullivan belts out Barbra Streisand's Don't Rain On My Parade.

Other contestants on Saturday evening's blind audition were father and daughter Gino Eccles and Hayley Eccles and 16-year-old Sarah Morgan who performs Missed by Ella Henderson.


All of them were hoping to secure at least the one spin from coaches, Sir Tom Jones, Gavin Rossdale and Jennifer Hudson.

The Voice UK 2017 continues Saturday nights on ITV at 8PM.

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