Olympic champion Duncan Goodhew treats Fenland pupils to PE lesson
PUBLISHED: 09:57 11 June 2010 | UPDATED: 17:01 14 June 2010
OLYMPIC champion Duncan Goodhew put pupils to the test in a PE lesson.
Mr Goodhew, who scooped gold in the 100m breaststroke at the 1980 Olympics, took part in sports lessons at Kingsfield Primary School in Chatteris.
He also gave the pupils a motivational talk on how he became a top class athlete and showed off the famous Olympic torch.
The 53 year old said: “Developing a healthy interest in sport and exercise can play a crucial part in the future wellbeing of our children. I am delighted to be visiting both school and meeting the children.”
The former Olympian visited the Fenland schools as part of his role as an ambassador for Premier Sport, a children’s sports coaching company which organises PE lessons and after school clubs at both primaries.Maddie Spriggs, from Premier Sport, said that Mr Goodhew is a “very inspirational man”.
She added: “Our clubs at the schools are very popular and many of the children have a keen interest in sport.”