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Former Norwich City and England footballer Dean Ashton sets Olympic challenge at Hethersett

11:41 02 May 2012

Dean Ashton celebrates scoring against Crystal Palace during his Norwich City days.

Dean Ashton celebrates scoring against Crystal Palace during his Norwich City days.

An Olympic themed fete will offer participants the chance to take up a football challenge set by former England international Dean Ashton.

The former Norwich City striker will be holding a penalty shoot out at Hethersett Old Hall School on May 12 from 11am to 2pm.

There will also be a Shoot the Hoops competition with Norwich based Thoroughbreds national netball team along with a golfing challenge with a local pro and a full size climbing wall.

Children will be able to take part in an opening ceremony parade with prizes for the best national flag and also compete for gold in a medal ceremony. There will also be stalls, other games, refreshments and prizes up for grabs.

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