Helena puts best foot forward

Sixteen year old Helena Sandford came home with a bronze medal after representing England at the World Championships!''Helena, the only member from South Yorkshire, travelled with the England team, ' Tap Attack', to Reisa in Germany for the World Tap Dancing Championships where they were awarded the Bronze in the formation tap.  England came away with 6 trophies and 31 medals ' including a gold, silver and 3 bronze.'''Even being selected to represent England for the tap dancing team was an honour, but to actually compete at the World Championships was unbelievable.  Actually getting placed ahead of so many countries and being able to stand on the podium with my own bronze medal was a dream come true. It turned out to be a week I will honestly never forget, 'said Helena.  ''Helena is pictured dancing in the Sheffield High School Movement Evening as well as with the England Team.
Sixteen year old Helena Sandford came home with a bronze medal after representing England at the World Championships!''Helena, the only member from South Yorkshire, travelled with the England team, ' Tap Attack', to Reisa in Germany for the World Tap Dancing Championships where they were awarded the Bronze in the formation tap. England came away with 6 trophies and 31 medals ' including a gold, silver and 3 bronze.'''Even being selected to represent England for the tap dancing team was an honour, but to actually compete at the World Championships was unbelievable. Actually getting placed ahead of so many countries and being able to stand on the podium with my own bronze medal was a dream come true. It turned out to be a week I will honestly never forget, 'said Helena. ''Helena is pictured dancing in the Sheffield High School Movement Evening as well as with the England Team.
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A SHEFFIELD teenager who made all the right moves is celebrating after achieving medal success in the World Tap Dancing Championships.

Sixteen-year-old Helena Sandford came home with a bronze medal after representing England at the event at Reisa in Germany.

Helena, a pupil at Sheffield High School in Broomhill, was the only dancer from South Yorkshire to be part of the official England Tap Attack team.

Helena was part of a troupe which won bronze in the formation tap competition. The England team overall came away with a haul of six trophies and 31 medals - including a gold, a silver and three bronzes.

Helena said: “Even being selected to represent England for the tap dancing team was an honour, but to actually compete at the World Championships was unbelievable.

“Being able to stand on the podium with my own bronze medal was a dream come true. It turned out to be a week I will honestly never forget,” she added.