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Former Olympian to open Sunderland fitness facilities

Former Olympic athlete Colin Jackson is to officially open new fitness facilities in Sunderland.

An open day will be held at the Sunderland Aquatic and Wellness Centre and Raich Carter Sports Centre on Saturday September 5th.

Colin Jackson coming to Sunderland Credit: PA

The events will celebrate the end of extensive refurbishments works carried out at both centres, with local people getting an opportunity to try out the new facilities for the first time.

Colin Jackson will cut the ceremonial ribbon at 10am with the open day running until 4pm.


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