A group of Olympic athletes from around the world on Sunday urged international leaders to tackle child malnutrition rates in poor countries.
Olympians including Ethiopian runner Tirunesh Dibaba and British long jumper Greg Rutherford, both gold medal winners at the London Games, were among athletes who wrote an open letter to Prime Minister David Cameron ahead of a so-called ''hunger summit'' at the leader's residence in No. 10 Downing Street.
The letter urged Cameron to prioritize a push against malnutrition when Britain takes the presidency of the G8 next year.
Cameron later told the summit that he is ''determined'' that Britain help change malnutrition rates.
''While people around the planet have been enjoying and competing in these Games, there's another world where children don't have enough to eat and never get the start in life they deserve,'' he said. ''We've a responsibility to tackle this.''
Sunday's summit brought together leaders from Brazil, Kenya, Bangladesh, Ind...