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Two former Team GB athletes paid a visit to a school in Downham last week as part of their Healthy Living Week.

Year 6 pupils from Nelson Academy Downham having a visit from Team GB athlete Leon Baptiste as part of their Healthy Living Week... (2788821)
Year 6 pupils from Nelson Academy Downham having a visit from Team GB athlete Leon Baptiste as part of their Healthy Living Week... (2788821)

Sprinters Richard Buck and Leon Baptiste visited Nelson Academy on Thursday and completed sporting sessions with every class.

During the week, the pupils also enjoyed an inflatable obstacle course, a sports day and yoga.

Teacher Lisa Williams-Ward said: “It was really inspirational for the children to hear from Richard and Leon and they were fantastic with the children. Well done to all the children, it was a great week and we look forward to lots of sports event and Healthy Living Week next year.”

Leon is pictured above with pupils. MLNF-18AF05381



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