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STUDENTS at Meadowgate School, Wisbech, were among the winners in the annual Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Youth Games Plus last week. The disability sports festival run by Living Sport and the County Disability Forum attracted more than 400 children fr

STUDENTS at Meadowgate School, Wisbech, were among the winners in the annual Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Youth Games Plus last week.

The disability sports festival run by Living Sport and the County Disability Forum attracted more than 400 children from around the county.

Youngsters competed in a wide variety of sports including athletics, football, cricket, volleyball and archery.

And Meadowgate were celebrating success when the school's team won the basketball tournament.


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There was a second place finish for the Meadowgate cricket team, despite their lack of experience, and some good performances in the athletics disciplines.

England ladies cricket captain, Charlotte Edwards opened the event and Paralympic cycling star, Jody Cundy, from Walpole St Andrew, was one of the special guests.

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Lorna Watkins, events co-ordinator at Living Sport, said; "Once again the Games were a huge success. There was some great competition and some fantastic examples of fair play displayed by all the competitors.

"Everyone left with smiling faces and we're already looking forward to next year which we hope will attract even more children."

Event organisers have already begun the process of securing funding for next year's event.

Anyone interested in getting involved should call Lorna Watkins at Living Sport on 01487 849920.

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