Sports stars encourage youngsters to take up sport

Gemma Gibbons celebrates winning her silver medal for the Women's 78kg Judo at London 2012.
Gemma Gibbons celebrates winning her silver medal for the Women's 78kg Judo at London 2012. Credit: PA

The Tottenham Hotspur Foundation has teamed up with British Judo and Highlands School to create an Olympic legacy in the Clubs community.

Steven Caulker, Tottenham Hotspurs' young defender who competed for Team GB at London 2012, will join Gemma Gibbons to launch the partnership.

Gemma won a silver medal for the Women's 78kg Judo at London 2012. The pair will promote the spirit of the Olympic games and the importance of taking part in sport to students at the school through Q&A sessions.

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