Children take part in Olympic camp

Salisbury Journal: The champions from Tidworth The champions from Tidworth

THOUSANDS of children from across Wiltshire enjoyed their own Olympic style competition as they marked the end of a summer's worth of fun sports.

Children from Amesbury, Salisbury, Tidworth, Devizes and Marlborough took part in a It’s a knockout competition at Five Rivers Leisure Centre in Salisbury.

The event celebrated the success of this year’s summer Camp Activate holiday programme, which was run across the county by Wiltshire Council .

The Olympic event began with a mini flag parade and opening ceremony where the children were given the opportunity to hold an official Olympic torch and meet Sophie Warner who was an official torchbearer in Bath.

The children then enjoyed a day of team challenges, finishing with a closing ceremony complete with a gold cup for the winners from Tidworth Leisure Centre, and certificates for everyone who took part.

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