Sport stars Tim Prendergast and Jeanette Kwakye call on Wisdom School in Tottenham students to follow their dreams

Haringey Independent: Tim Prendergast showing his gold Paralympic medal to Wisdom students Tim Prendergast showing his gold Paralympic medal to Wisdom students

Olympic and Paralympic athletes visited students in Tottenham to encourage them to achieve their goals.

British sprinter Jeanette Kwakye and New Zealand middle distance runner Tim Prendergast spoke to Wisdom School students in Philip Lane about how to follow their dreams.

Wednesday's visit was part of a programme delivered by Sky Sports Living For Sport and Youth Sport Trust,  in which sports stars meet students to boost their confidence and encourage them to strive for the best.

Prendercast, who started losing his sight when he was six, won a gold medal in the 2004 Paralympics 800metres.

Kwakye competed in 100m in the 2008 Olympics but failed to qualify for London 2012 due to injury.

Comments

Comments are closed on this article.

click2find

About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree