Olympic star in visit to St Neots primary school

PUBLISHED: 10:30 17 March 2016

Commonwealth Games gold medal winning Triple jumper, Tosin Oke, visits Priory Junior School, St Neots, with pupils (l-r) Olivia Coates, Jaiden Bell, Niamh Baker-Crane, Carson Reed,

Commonwealth Games gold medal winning Triple jumper, Tosin Oke, visits Priory Junior School, St Neots, with pupils (l-r) Olivia Coates, Jaiden Bell, Niamh Baker-Crane, Carson Reed,

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Team GB triple jumper, Tosin Oke hopped into Priory Junior School in St Neots as part of a Team Superschools event.

The visit took place as part of a drive to teach children about the benefits of taking part in sport, with Tosin sharing his experiences of competing at the highest level.

The youngsters had their photographs taken with Tosin, who competed in the London 2012 Olympics, before participating in their sponsored event, completing an exercise circuit comprising of: sit ups, leg drives, press ups and star jumps and more.

This was followed by a question and answer session for the children with their international sport star.

Tosin explained to the children about the importance of making the most of theur talents by working hard and then enjoying the successes in life that can come as a result.

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