Olympic stars join youngsters for Summer Cup in Grantham

Olympic athletes Colin Jackson and Roger Black take a selfie at the Summer Cup at South Kesteven Sports Stadium in Grantham.
Olympic athletes Colin Jackson and Roger Black take a selfie at the Summer Cup at South Kesteven Sports Stadium in Grantham.
0
Have your say

The annual Summer Cup was enjoyed by schoolchildren and Olympic stars together today.

The event is held every year by the David Ross Education Trust, which sponsors the Charles Read Academy in Corby Glen and Ingoldsby Academy. Hundreds of pupils from all the trust’s academies take part in field and track events.

Pupils enjoy the Summer Cup in the sun. Photo: TRP-30-6-2016-890A (12)+

Pupils enjoy the Summer Cup in the sun. Photo: TRP-30-6-2016-890A (12)+

Among the stars at today’s event were Olympians Roger Black, Colin Jackson, Mark Lewis-Francis and Beth Tweddle.

Olympic gymnast Beth Tweddle enjoys the Summer Cup at The Meres in Grantham.

Olympic gymnast Beth Tweddle enjoys the Summer Cup at The Meres in Grantham.

Pupils take part in the Summer Cup at The Meres in Grantham. Photo: TRP-30-6-2016-890A (45)

Pupils take part in the Summer Cup at The Meres in Grantham. Photo: TRP-30-6-2016-890A (45)

Olympic gold medallist Mark Lewis-Francis at the Summer Cup at The Meres in Grantham. Photo: TRP-30-6-2016-890A (7)

Olympic gold medallist Mark Lewis-Francis at the Summer Cup at The Meres in Grantham. Photo: TRP-30-6-2016-890A (7)