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Young athletes meet Olympic champion

PUBLISHED: 11:53 18 February 2010 | UPDATED: 17:37 25 August 2010

A DOUBLE Olympic champion has been meeting future sporting talent. Dame Kelly Holmes met several young Bexley champions, at the BT Backing Talent Event at an Essex school on Tuesday.

A DOUBLE Olympic champion has been meeting future sporting talent.

Dame Kelly Holmes met several young Bexley champions, at the BT Backing Talent Event at an Essex school on Tuesday.

They included Sydney Craven, 16, of GB Taekwondo Squad, and Adam Ball, 16, part of England's under-16 National Cricket Team.

Mr Craven said: "After meeting Dame Kelly today it really has opened up my eyes to what I need to do to reach my Olympic dream.


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