Olympic hopefuls earn successful A Levels

Two Olympic hopefuls from Nottinghamshire have managed to combine training and education to earn high A Level grades.

James Shaw, who hopes to compete in the 2016 Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro at wheelchair tennis, achieved an A and two Bs, at South Wolds Academy.

The students are proud of their achievements at South Wolds Academy Credit: South Wolds Academy

Sophie Coldwell already competes internationally in triathlons, gained two As and a B grade, at the same school.

Sophie managed to achieve her grades despite missing almost a whole term this year whilst competing in the World Championships in New Zealand, and the Youth Olympics in Australia.

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