Youngsters represent Romford, Hornchurch and Rainham at Mini Athletics championship
PUBLISHED: 10:00 11 December 2019 | UPDATED: 10:01 11 December 2019
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A team of five to seven-year-olds from Havering put their sports skills to the test by competing against teams from across the UK in a new Mini Athletics event.
The Mini Athletics Superstar National Championship event invited children to take part in fun sport events and entertainment.
A group of youngsters from the borough represented Romford, Hornchurch and Rainham at the sport competition on Saturday, November 30.
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It began with an opening ceremony where teams paraded their flags around the arena.
This was followed by a warm up with the gazelle mascot, Gogo, and a presentation with Olympic medallist and GB captain Martyn Rooney and former British pole vault record holder, Kate Rooney.
Team captain and franchisee Ahsan Badruddin, said: "A truly inspiring day, full of young talented athletes of the future, Havering's young talent turned up and participated in a new mini athletic National championship format.
"It was a blast."