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World class athletes visit Carlisle school

World class javelin thrower Lee Doran, who is originally from Carlisle, is visiting pupils at his former school- Richard Rose Morton Academy. He will be joined by paralympian Bethany Woodward.

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Pupils treated to special assembly

Lee Doran, UK javelin champion Credit: ITV Border

World class javelin thrower Lee Doran, who is originally from Carlisle, visited pupils at his former school- Richard Rose Morton Academy.

He was joined by paralympian Bethany Woodward, who won a silver and bronze medal at the 2012 London Paralympics.

Bethany Woodward won silver and bronze medals at London 2012 Credit: ITV Border

Both athletes attended a school assembly where they spoke to pupils about the importance of keeping active.

Bethany spoke to pupils during a special assembly Credit: ITV Border
Pupils were given the chance to hold Beth's medal Credit: ITV Border
Pupils were excited to get their hands on a piece of history Credit: ITV Border

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