Wokingham school pupils vist Leander Club


School pupils from across the Wokingham visited the Leander Club in Remenham on Nov 8.

Some 80 pupils from four schools had been invited to the world-leading performance centre of excellence for a special event organised by the club and Wokingham Borough Council.

They visited the boathouse, the physio and crew rooms, had a go in the Leander gym and viewed the club’s honours board which lists its 112 Olympic and Paralympic medallists.

They also studied the memory wall papered with newspaper cuttings from London 2012, where Leander athletes won three gold medals, three silvers and six bronze.

Other guests on the night included council officers representing sports and health, local ward member Cllr John Halsall, and Wokingham Borough Mayor Cllr UllaKarin Clark.

November 19, 2013 |

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