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Your guide for Olympic sports clubs in Havering

PUBLISHED: 10:37 26 August 2016 | UPDATED: 10:52 26 August 2016

Team GB squad group as they arrive at Heathrow Terminal 5. (PA/Steve Parsons)

Team GB squad group as they arrive at Heathrow Terminal 5. (PA/Steve Parsons)

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As Britain continues to bask in the glory of finishing second place in the Rio Olympics medal table we’ve created of a list of sports clubs in Havering for those that want to emulate this summer’s sporting heroics.

As Britain continues to bask in the glory of finishing second place in the Rio Olympics medal table we’ve created of a list of sports clubs in Havering for those that want to emulate this summer’s sporting heroics.

This list includes sports in which Team GB won gold and only features one club from each sport.

For a full list of Olympic sports in the area, visit haveringactive.co.uk/docs/young_people.pdf.

Athletics:

Havering Athletics Club, which trains in Hornchurch Stadium, in Bridge Avenue, Upminster, has a rich history as many of its former members have competed at a number of Olympics throughout the decade,

For more information about the club go havering-mayesbrook.org.

Boxing:

Five Star Amateur Boxing Club, which holds training sessions at Brewsters Hall, in Gooshays Drive, Harold Hill. Established in 1954 and is registered charity offering training in the disciplines, skills and fitness levels required in boxing.

For more information, visit fivestarboxing.co.uk.

Cycling:

Lee Valley Youth Cycling Club, which practices in the Redbridge Cycling Centre, in Forest Road, Ilford, offers circuit, track and road riding as well as skills training for beginners.

For more information, go to lvycc.co.uk.

Diving:

Havering Cormorants Diving Club, hold sessions at the Hornchurch Sport Centre, in Hornchurch Road, Romford, are open to people of all ages from small children to pensioners and welcome people of all skill levels.

More information on the diving club can be found at havering-cormorants.wixsite.com/diving

Equestrian:

Eastminster School of Riding, in Hooks Hall Farm, Upper Rainham Road, Romford, established 69 years ago the riding school is available to people of all standards.

Interested in getting in the saddle? If so go to eastminster.co.uk.

Gymnastics:

Havering Gymnastics Centre, practices in the gymnasium at Bower Park Academy, in Havering Road, gives pre-school tots, teenagers and adults of all abilities the opportunity to use the same first class facilities as elite athletes.

More details can be found at haveringgymnasticscentre.co.uk/index.php.

Hockey:

Havering Hockey Club, in Hornchurch Road, Hornchurch, holds the Guinness world record for the longest indoor hockey match with a time of 26 hours and 38 minutes.

Go to haveringhockeyclub.com to find out how to join.

Sailing:

Havering Sailing Club, Stubbers Adventure Centre, in Ockendon Road, Upminster, allows its members to take to the waves and participate in races across the country.

Visit haveringsailingclub.org.uk to find out more.

Swimming:

Hornchurch Swimming Club, practices in the Hornchurch Sports Centre, in Harrow Lodge Park, Hornchurch, provides training sessions for all levels of swimmers.

Visit http://s630071153.websitehome.co.uk for more details.

Tae Kwon Do:

Romford and Dagenham Tae Kwon Do, in Redden Court School, Cotswold Road, Harold Wood. Those wishing to join will be taught by a fourth degree black belt and it is open to all ages.

For More information, visit romfordtkd.co.uk.

Tennis:

Havering Tennis Club, train at the Broxhill Centre, in Broxhill Road, Romford, accepts non-members to use its outdoors hard surface court.

Visit lta.org.uk/play/venues/venue-details/?externalId=1-14H-1342 for more information.

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