Sporting students win three gold medals

Published Wednesday, 29 April 2015

STUDENTS from secondary schools in the Hinckley & Bosworth Borough won three gold medals in the Leicestershire & Rutland Sport Spring School Games Championships held at Loughborough.

The games showcased 15 different sporting competitions, ranging from boccia for pupils with a severe learning difficulty to indoor rowing for Year 11 pupils. The day was supported by a number of elite athletes and a workforce of volunteers and sports leaders.

With teams in all 15 competitions, Hinckley & Bosworth students won three gold and two bronze medals, plus two Spirit of the Games awards.

Gold medals were won by: Netball Year 7 Girls; Rowing Year 9 Mixed and Volleyball Key Stage 4 Girls.

The success was due to the commitment of the schools, the teachers, sports leaders and athletes, as well as the partners who work with the Hinckley & Bosworth School Sport & Physical Activity Network.

For more information on the games please visit www.lrsport.org/schoolgames

Last updated: 29/04/2015 11:17