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Team GB Youth Olympic Festival selection

Lower Sixth pupil Abigail Bruce (Haslewood) has been named to join Team GB for the 2017 European Youth Olympic Festival, set to be held in Turkey next month. The British Olympic Association made the official announcement on the 30 January 2017.

Abigail qualified after scoring an incredible 50.74 points in Giant Slalom earlier this month, having already comfortably met the criteria in both Slalom and Giant Slalom. Abigail and the team will be competing against Europe’s finest youth winter athletes over nine events. The Festival welcomes over 800 competitors from 40 nations for the five-day event.

Alice Evans, Housemistress of Haslewood commented: "We are all so very proud of Abi’s recent skiing achievements. She is such a talented skier who works incredibly hard for results; she deserves all the opportunities that are coming her way! We wish her the very best of luck with the important upcoming competitions."

Published on 30/01/2017

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