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Bexley schools to compete in south London championships

PUBLISHED: 11:22 19 March 2014 | UPDATED: 11:22 19 March 2014

London 2012 Paralympian Steve Brown will attend a regional athletics championships for schools at the end of this month.

Bexley borough will be represented at the event by Malborough School, Malborough Park Avenue, Sidcup and Cleve Park School, Bexley Lane, on March 27.

Competitors will be inspired by Brown’s attendance at Crystal Palace’s National Sports Centre.

He was the star of the Great Britain wheelchair rugby team at the London 2012 Paralympics and is a National and European Champion.

Disabled students will have the opportunity to compete in events which would not normally be available to them.

Schools from across south London will compete at boccia, polybat, new age kurling, table cricket, field events and athletics races with a medals ceremony.

Panathlon provides multi-sport competition for more than 3,000 disabled children each year, predominantly across London and the south-east.


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