Aston Merrygold: "I'd Be At The London Olympics If I Wasn't In JLS"

9 March 2012, 11:52

The 'Proud' singer also reveals what events he would be competing in.

Aston Merrygold has claimed that he would be representing the UK at the Olympics if he hadn't joined JLS.

The 'She Makes Me Wanna' star was a keen athlete as a youngster and also playing football for England at the European Youth Games.

Asked during an appearance on Daybreak what he would be doing if he wasn't in JLS, Aston replied: "Being in the Olympics. I competed for the country once or twice.

When asked what events he would compete in, Aston said: "100m, 200m, long jump and triple jump," before adding: "If they let me."

JLS are currently in the final stages of preparations for their new UK arena tour, '4th Dimension', which is due to get underway in Birmingham later this month.

The boys have promised that fans can expected some David Blaine-style magic during the show.