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Slideshow: Big lift for Hackney

Cardinal Pole school in Hackney might seem an unlikely home for weightlifting but students taking part in the school's first weightlifting club have come a long way since its conception two years ago, finishing second in the London Youth Games last year.

With two of the team members already winning gold medals in the recent British Schools Championships, the veteran club coach, George Manners, is setting his sights on producing some world class talent.





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