Olympian Martyn Rooney opens new Athletics Track

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Ratcliffe College were delighted to welcome Martyn Rooney, former European 400m Champion and current Olympian, who took time out of his busy schedule to officially open their new tartan athletics track.  Martyn ran a leg of a relay race with Ratcliffe’s Sports Scholars, and cut the ribbon to declare the track officially open.

Miss Amanda Stafford, Director of Sport at Ratcliffe College, said, “Sport is an important part of the School’s ethos and we are delighted with our new track which will help us to develop our athletics   programme over the coming years.  We are also looking forward to opening our new astroturf in September, which will enable us to build upon the wonderful success of our hockey teams this year, and also the building of a new state-of-the-art fitness suite.”

Ratcliffe College offer a range of Scholarships, including Sports for entry into Years 7 and 12.

Olympian Martyn Rooney cuts the ribbon, to officially open the new Athletics track at Ratcliffe College