Sir Steve Redgrave will visit a school in Greater Manchester to encourage pupils to stick at their chosen sports after leaving education.
The five-time Olympic gold medal winner will be at Ashton-on-Mersey school in Sale.
He will be launching the Matalan Sporting Communities (MSC) project, which is backed by lottery funding.
It's aim is to encourage young people aged 14-19 to continue playing sports after leaving school.
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