Olympic camp for Russians

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SHEFFIELD has signed its biggest pre Olympic Games training camp to date. Six rhythmic gymnastics teams including gold medal favourites Russia have committed to training in the city.

Simon Green, Sheffield City Council’s Executive Director of Place, said: “This is an amazing coup for Sheffield, and as a Council we have led work to bring teams like this to the city. The Russian team is odds on favourite to win gold in London, and for them to come and train in Sheffield is a fantastic achievement for the city.”