England leaving a significant mark at the ISF World Schools Championship Athletics 2017!

England

England

From 24th June to 30th June 2017, Nancy, a French city of Lorraine region, hosted one of the biggest sports events for young athletes – World Schools Championship Athletics 2017 organised by International School Sport Federation (ISF) and French School Sport Federation (UNSS).

England made a significant mark on this event. School team boys from The Judd School Tonbridgegained 7th place in Classification by team with the total of 730 points. Represented by High School for girls Southend, School team girls ended also on 7th place in Classification by team with 674 points.

The ISF WSC Athletics 2017 gathered over 500 young athletes from 24 countries (Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Chile, China, Chinese Taipei, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, France, Germany, India, Iran, Israel, Italy, Latvia, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom). The event represents a unique chance for young people to come together not only for sport purposes but also to get to know different cultures from all around Europe.
Renaud Lavillenie, world record holder in pole vault, Olympic gold medailist from 2012 London and silver medallist from 2016 Rio, became the ambassador of the event and spent two days with all the athletes – motivating them and training with the French team of young athletes.
– motivating them and training with the French team of young athletes.
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