Forehoe Girl Guides get into the Olympic spirit

Rainbows, Brownies and Guides aged between five and 14 competed as different countries in their own Olympic Games.

Five units of girls from Girl Guiding Forehoe, a collection of villages between Wymondham and Attleborough, took part in an Olympic themed day at Garvestone village hall, between Dereham and Wymondham.

The young Olympians carried stick-made Olympic torches in a relay, played the Paralympic sport Boccia and performed a display of synchronised swimming on the floor of the hall, as well as an obstacle course, triple jump, table tennis and medal making.

District commissioner for Forehoe, Charley Rogerson, 28, from Wymondham said: 'Even though it was raining and we had to do it inside, it was still fantastic and the girls loved every minute of it.' The girls were even treated to a closing ceremony and were given gold medals for their effort.

Nine-year-old Molly Muttitt, from Barnham Broom Brownies, said: 'I really enjoyed the day. My favourite bit was making medals. At the Olympics, I'm really looking forward to watching the horse events.'

Her sister Lily, seven, added: 'I enjoyed making friends with some other Brownies. At the Olympics, I really would like to see the people running.'

Don't miss our special Olympics supplement, inside tonight's Evening News.

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