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Hundreds take part in Nottinghamshire school games

School children taking part in the Nottinghamshire school games Photo: ITV News Central

Around 900 of Nottinghamshire's top young athletes are taking part in the county schools' equivalent of the Olympic Games.

The pupils are competing in the Nottinghamshire Sainsbury's Games. They've come through district qualifying events to represent their schools in the showpiece finals at the university of Nottingham.

Trampolinists competing at the Nottinghamshire school games Credit: ITV News Central

Olympic champion canoeists Tim Baillie and Etienne Stott, and British wheelchair rugby star Rob Tarr - who all live in the county - joined the students for the Opening Ceremony.

Pupils from Radcliffe on Trent Junior School Credit: ITV News Central

The children are competing in a range of sports including athletics, badminton and trampolining, with medals for the winners.

Students from George Spencer Academy Credit: ITV News Central