Hemel Hempstead long jumper elected as new addition to Special Olympics GB Athletics Leadership Team

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A three-time World Games medallist from Hemel Hempstead is elected as one of five new additions to the Special Olympics GB Athletics Leadership Team (ALT).

Long jumper Mitch Camp is part of ALT following a successful interview and selection process.

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Tom Casson, who oversees the ATL said: “On behalf of everyone at Special Olympics GB we’d like to say huge congratulations to the new members of our ALT.”

Pictured: Mitch CampPictured: Mitch Camp
Pictured: Mitch Camp

He added: “Our five new athletes are shining examples of the values which embody Special Olympics GB, and we are excited to be supporting them on their journey.”

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Special Olympics GB represents the voices of thousands of athletes living with intellectual disabilities across Great Britain and champions an ethos of inclusion.

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