Sporting stars

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    • FRED PERRY
      • Wimbledon champ 3 times
      • 8 time grand slam winner
      • last britsih male to win any grand slam events
      • 1 of 6 men who have won all 4 grand slam events
      • success encouraged others to support and play tennis
    • Len Hutton
      • Cricketer
      • 1952 became 1st professional cricketer to captain England in test match
      • his captaincy England won the ashes the following year for 1st time In 19 years
    • Gareth Edwards
      • Rugby Union
      • Played for Wales and British lions
      • one the greatest players ever
      • outstanding at running, passing, kicking and reading the game
      • prominent in the Welsh team
      • in 12007, he was made a CBE for services to sport
    • David Beckham
      • Footballer
      • International sporting hero
      • fashion icon
      • morale boosting trips to afganistan
      • global celebrity + icon
      • fronted big for 2012 Olympics
    • Mary Rand
      • athlete
      • 1st female athlete to win gold
      • success encouraged others into sport
    • Tanni Grey-Thompson
      • para athlete
      • highly successful
      • won numerous Olympic and commonwealth gold medals
      • role model and inspiration
      • continually worked to promote and encourage opportunities in sports for others
    • Kelly Holmes
      • Olympic champion
      • 800m and 1500 m, won gold for both at the 2004 summer olympics
      • set British records in numerous events
      • still holds record today
    • Nicole Cook
      • cyclist
      • welsh

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