Olympic champion Duncan Goodhew treats Fenland pupils to PE lesson

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.”

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