Primary pupils excel in Bikeability Olympics Final at thecentre:mk

43 children aged 9-11 participated in this year’s MK Bikeability Olympics final in Middleton Hall, thecentre:mk, on 5th July. Their schools had reached the final through three heats hosted by local schools (Heat 1 on 16th April, Heat 2 on 12th June, Heat 3 on Tues 25th June).

All contestants competed in five events and there were several excellent performances.

Individual medals were awarded as follows (full results):

  • Bike Detectives – Bronze – Oliver, Cold Harbour; Silver – Aashan, Bushfield; Gold – Rauf, The Premier Academy.
  • Obstacle Course – Bronze – Alfie, Bushfield; Silver – Arjun, Two Mile Ash; Gold – Reshan, Two Mile Ash.
  • Pump Relay – Bronze – Ashan, Bushfield; Silver – Dylan, Two Mile Ash; Gold – Omna, Caroline Haslett.
  • Slow Race – Bronze – Reshan, Two Mile Ash; Silver – Alfie, Bushfield; Gold – Ito, Two Mile Ash.
  • Road Ride – Bronze – Amelia, Loughton; Silver – Polina, The Premier Academy; Gold – Zuzannah, Oxley Park.

The overall school trophy winners were:  Bronze, Caroline Haslett; Silver, Bushfield; Gold, Loughton and Two Mile Ash (shared following a correction to the results).  These schools will collect their engraved trophies from the Mayor before the Peace & Unity Ride through CMK on 11th July.

The medals and trophies were presented by MK Mayor Marie Bradburn and Patrick Jarman of Bikeability Trust UK.

A special award was made to the overall winning student: Alfie, Bushfield School. Alfie received a £50 gift voucher from Beverley Lumsdon, Events Manager of thecenre:mk.

Thanks to all schools who took part in this year’s Bikeability Olympics, and the Bikeability Instructors who set up and adjudicated the events

and Ringway for providing the cones.

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