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Olympic athletes training around UK

Olympic athletes are continuing to fly in from around the world ahead of the Games, but some teams have been training in towns and villages across the UK for weeks.

From Serbs in Sheffield to Singaporeans in Surrey, the athletes have been taking time out of their busy schedules to meet local schoolchildren, hoping to inspire a new generation of sports stars.

John Maguire reports.

  • 17 Jul 2012
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