Zara Dampney lays down law

Zara Dampney       Picture: Nick Potts/PA Wire
Zara Dampney Picture: Nick Potts/PA Wire
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FORMER University of Sheffield student Zara Dampney is set to becomes one of Team GB’s best known faces of the Olympic Games after being selected for the beach volleyball squad.

Dampney, aged 26, who studied Law at the university between 2003-07, will partner Shauna Mullin on court at the Horse Guards Parade venue. Mullin and Dampney have competed together internationally since 2009 and have achieved some notable results including a runners-up position in the CEV Continental Cup tournament last June.

She said: “I am extremely excited to represent Team GB at the Olympics and I’m looking forward to the experiences and challenges that lie ahead, especially in front of our home crowd.”