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GCSEs: Coopers Coborn student Lydia shows off academic as well as sporting prowess

PUBLISHED: 16:51 22 August 2013 | UPDATED: 16:51 22 August 2013

Lydia Hellam, from the Coopers' Company and Coborn School in Upminster, after winning the London Mini-Marathon

Lydia Hellam, from the Coopers' Company and Coborn School in Upminster, after winning the London Mini-Marathon

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Sporting sensation Lydia Hellam proved it is not only sport she excels in when she received her results.

London Mini-Marathon winner Lydia, from the Coopers’ Company and Coborn School, balanced her hectic training schedule with studying to achieve an impressive nine A*s, an A and a B.

Lydia also finished sixth in the country for the 1,500 metres at the English Schools Athletics Championships.

A spokesperson from her school said: “Lydia is a highly focused and conscientious student who exudes ambition and determination. What a star performance!”


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