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Dame Kelly Holmes offers advice to Manx athletes

Dame Kelly Holmes helps Manx Commonwealth Youth Games team

Dame Kelly Holmes was on the Isle of Man on Thursday to talk to Manx athletes ahead of September's Commonwealth Youth Games.

The double Olympic gold medallist delivered a talk on her successes before putting the Manx athletes through their paces at the NSC.

"It's a great place and I am already looking forward to the Games,"she said.

The President of Commonwealth Games England will be a guest at the event's opening ceremony in September.

She said: "I'm very supportive of anything to do with young athletes and hopefully today I can give them a grounding in what it takes to compete at a multi-sport competition."

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