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PUBLISHED: 10:00 04 June 2009 | UPDATED: 11:06 12 July 2010

Olympic champion Duncan Goodhew MBE and former Norwich City footballer Jeremy Goss joined forces this week to inspire sporting competition at a festival for South Norfolk's smaller schools.

Olympic champion Duncan Goodhew MBE and former Norwich City footballer Jeremy Goss joined forces this week to inspire sporting competition at a festival for South Norfolk's smaller schools.

More than 170 children from 15 primary schools took part in the South Norfolk Small Schools Sports Festival held at Banham Primary School on Wednesday.

Sports included running, skipping, high jump, javelin, relays, wicket throwing, ball balancing and the welly wang.

Premier Sport ambassador Duncan Goodhew, gold medallist at the 100 metre breaststroke at the 1980 Olympic Games, said: “Developing a healthy interest in sport and exercise can play a crucial part in the future wellbeing of our children. I am delighted to be supporting the festival.”

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