Blaby & Harborough Sprint their way to a Second Year Victory at the School Games Sportshall Athletics Final

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Posted: Tue, 14 Jan 2020 15:12

Blaby & Harborough Sprint their way to a Second Year Victory at the School Games Sportshall Athletics Final

On Friday, 10th January, the Year 5 & 6 Mixed Sportshall Athletics took place at Uppingham School Sports Centre. Ten primary schools competed, with around 250 athletes in total, 15 leaders and 40 spectators including staff. All teams demonstrated fantastic sportsmanship, encouraging and supporting each other throughout the competition.

However it was Badgerbrook Primary School from Blaby & Harborough who's efforts took them to victory for the second year running, with North West Leicestershire in second, Melton & Belvoir in third and South Charnwood winning the Spirit of the Games trophy for demonstrating the most School Games values of: passion, self-belief, respect, honesty, teamwork and determination.

Results: Year 5/6 Mixed Sportshall Athletics

Champions: Blaby & Harborough (Badgerbrook Primary School)

2nd: North West Leicestershire (Ashby Willesley Primary School)

3rd: Melton & Belvioir (Bottesford Primary)

4th: West Leicester (Holy Cross)

5th: Rutland (Bringhurst Primary)

6th: East Leicester (Willowbrook Mead)

7th: Hinckley & Bosworth (Westfield Junior School)

8th: North Charnwood (Mountfields Lodge)

9th: Oadby & Wigston (Fairfield Primary School)

10th: South Charnwood (Rothley Primary)

Photographs from the School Games Level 3 Super Series Finals are available to view on our Facebook Page.

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The Leicester-Shire & Rutland School Games, now in its seventh year, is part of the national 'School Games Programme'. It aims to keep competitive sport at the heart of schools and provide more young people with the opportunity to compete and achieve their personal best. It is open to all young people aged 6-18 years, of all abilities and backgrounds from every school across Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland.

Delivered locally by Leicester-Shire & Rutland Sport (LRS) and the 10 School Sport & Physical Activity Networks (SSPANs), the Leicester-Shire & Rutland School Games provides schools with the opportunity to enhance their existing work in school sport and create a year-round calendar of competition for all students.

More information: https://www.lrsport.org/schoolgames

Blaby & Harborough Sprint their way to a Second Year Victory at the School Games Sportshall Athletics Final

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