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New sports campaign

The company tasked with continuing London's 2012 Olympic legacy has launched a new campaign to try and get more people involved in sport.

The Take 12 Challenge will attempt to get 12,000 people from London to complete 12 hours of exercise

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London Legacy Development Corporation launch sports initiative

The company tasked with continuing London's 2012 Olympic legacy has launched a new campaign to try and get more people involved in sport.

They have launched the Take 12 Challenge, which aim to inspire 12,000 people from the Olympic Host Boroughs to complete either 12 hours of physical activity or cover 12km over a 12 week period

Barry McGuigan with some children attending the opening of the Take 12 Challenge Credit: Take 12 Challenge

The event was launched by former World Featherweight Champion Barry McGuigan and his son Shane, who is a professional boxing trainer. They were also joined by Olympian Adam Whitehead and two-time Paralympic Gold Medallist Ian Rose.

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