World Athletics Championship medalist visits Welwyn Garden City

PUBLISHED: 16:27 09 October 2013 | UPDATED: 16:30 09 October 2013

Former GB athlete Donna Fraser

Former GB athlete Donna Fraser

Archant

Former GB athlete Donna Fraser was in Welwyn Garden City last week speaking at the County Sports Development Conference at Campus West.

In was was a great day, the keynote address of the ex-400m runner, who won bronze medals at the World Championships, Commonwealth Games and European Championships, was the highlight.

More than 45 sports development professionals from around the county attended the day.

It consisted of a morning workshop/task run by Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council and Leisure Connexions on fundraising.

The morning seminars were Women and Girls in Sport run by Herts Sports Partnership and Disability Sport run by Special Olympics GB.

The afternoon session was a keynote speech by Fraser.

Then three National Governing Body presentations from Squash and Racketball England, English Gymnastics and Badminton England.


If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the Welwyn Hatfield Times. Click the link in the orange box above for details.

Most Read

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Most Read

Latest from the Welwyn Hatfield Times