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Sporty youngsters given Jack Petchey awards

PUBLISHED: 15:30 05 February 2018

Jack Petchey awards were presented to 27 youngsters for their sporting achievements. Picture: Redbridge Sports & Leisure

Jack Petchey awards were presented to 27 youngsters for their sporting achievements. Picture: Redbridge Sports & Leisure

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Young sportsmen and women have been given Jack Petchey Achievement Awards for their endeavours.

Twenty-seven children who train at Redbridge Sports & Leisure, Barkingside, received medals.

The presentation evening at Redbridge Sports & Leisure, Forest Road, was organised by business development manager Matt Reynolds.

He and deputy chairman John Fortescue both gave an insight into the Jack Petchey Foundation and the centre, and spoke of how fantastic it is to see children in Redbridge having a positive impact within the local community.

The awards were presented by board member Jane Kelloe.

The winners were: Jada McEwen (badminton), Baxter Willoughby and Ben Nash (boxing), Inez Hannah, Victoria Zlatkorsky and Eve Lewthwaite (netball), Arman Bassi, Bilal Akram, Sam Bennett and Nathan Myers (squash), Bradley Brien, Zaynah Qureshi, Sinduja Balendran, Michael Pykerman, Mohammed Wasim Ullah and Riah Harris (tennis), Emily Lenchner, Carmen Mitchell, Aisha Riaz, Crystal Nunez and Sophie Tonner (gymnastics), Arnav Gehlot and Harvier Cheema (football).


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