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Pyrgo Priory pupils try Fatima Whitbread’s Olympic medal for size

PUBLISHED: 12:00 18 July 2012

Olympic silver medalist Fatima Whitbread poses with children at Pyrgo Primary School and her medals this morning. 
Front - Sonny James, 10, Travis Williams, eight, Pria Bhatt, nine, and Amy Gonzalez. 
Back - Fatima's son, Ryan Whitbread, 14, Feramni Babjide, 11, Fatima and Adam Kumar, 14. By Rick Findler

Olympic silver medalist Fatima Whitbread poses with children at Pyrgo Primary School and her medals this morning. Front - Sonny James, 10, Travis Williams, eight, Pria Bhatt, nine, and Amy Gonzalez. Back - Fatima's son, Ryan Whitbread, 14, Feramni Babjide, 11, Fatima and Adam Kumar, 14. By Rick Findler

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Only a select few get to wear an Olympic medal but on a trip to Pyrgo Priory Primary School, Harold Hill, Fatima Whitbread was kind enough to share hers with the pupils.

The former javelin thrower gave an inspirational talk about her life and how she overcame a difficult upbringing to achieve Olympic and World Championship success.


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