Preston's sporting legacy is rich and varied, crossing all sorts of sporting disciplines. Here's a selection of our most famous sporting celebrities:
5. Chloe Birch
Chloe Francesca Hannah Birch (born 16 September 1995) is an English badminton player. Birch was part of the English team that won the mixed team bronze at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast.
6. Ian Bibby
Ian Bibby (born 20 December 1986) is an English professional cyclist who rides for Madison Genesis. He also rides cyclocross and was the 2010 national champion. In 2015 he won the British National Circuit Race Championships
7. Holly Bradshaw
Holly Bethan Bradshaw (née Bleasdale, born 2 November 1991) is a British track and field athlete who specialises in the pole vault. She is the current British record holder in the event indoors and outdoors, with clearances of 4.87 metres (2012 indoors) and 4.81 metres (2017 outdoors).
8. Simon Kerrigan
Simon Christopher Kerrigan (born 10 May 1989) is an English cricketer who plays for Northamptonshire. He bowls slow left arm orthodox spin. Kerrigan signed for the Lancashire in September 2008, and made his debut for the first team in 2010, filling in for Gary Keedy, Lancashire's senior spinner.