30 March 2012>
Six dedicated sporting volunteers from across Caerphilly county borough will have their moment to shine at this year's Olympic Games, having been chosen chosen to work as ball persons at the Olympic Football games!
The Millennium Stadium in Cardiff will be holding the first Olympic event, kicking off with the women's football games. The volunteers, aged 15-17, will be present at half of the matches with the chance to be working as ball persons during the Men's Bronze Medal deciding game.
Matthew Page, Cory Mahoney, Catrin Griffiths, Becky Sykes, Alex Beecham and Joshua Snook were all chosen due to their dedication and continued support of Sport Caerphilly activities, going above and beyond expectations.
So inspired are they by the London2012 Olympics, one youngster has even turned down a holiday to Mexico, so that she can take part!
Tony Wallis, Competition Development Officer at Sport Caerphilly congratulated the youngsters, saying, "These young people are really inspiring, what a fitting reward to be involved in the biggest sporting event our country has seen."
The Olympic football matches will kick off on July 25th at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff.
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