Kieran to Olympic stadium

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SIXTEEN-year-old Kieran Russ has been selected as part of the Midland Team to compete at the UK School Games at the Olympic Stadium.

The School Games is the pinnacle of the nationwide competition for the best school aged athletes in the UK.

There will be more than 1500 athletes at the games. In between competitions there are guest speakers such as Lord Coe and other Olympic medal winners.

Kieran, a DSLV (Danetre) student, said “I am really excited to be attending the games. I was approached after competing at an indoor meeting in January and have been looking forward to it ever since”