Visit by a British Athlete
The Year 2 children have written about an athlete who visited this week:
We are learning about the Olympics and today there was this person called Lina at school. This year Lina is going to be in the Olympics in Brazil Rio. The last 4 years she could’ve been in the Olympics but it was up to her, she decided she was to young. The last 4 years it was in London Lina told us how to do a Relay with batons.Lina has a gold medal the best sport is running her goal is to sprint 400m . She also told us how to bunny hop for a warm up. Lina is a sprinter we had a race against Lina some of us were faster. Some of us were slower. One lap takes her 55 seconds. She is now 20.
Lina had a gold medal it’s very heavy we all got to hold it . She was coming to the Olympics this year. She ran 400 m . 24 country come to the Olympics . Lina and her team won a gold medal for winning the sprinting race they were in first place . They can also win trophies . Lina is 20 years old and her name is Lina Nielsen . She was 11 when she started practising for the Olympics .