TALENTED teenagers Peter Adeosun, Ransford Ako Nai and James Gordon are all Bucharest-bound after being selected to represent Great Britain on the world athletics stage competing for the Catholic Schools Sports Federation (CSSF) Great Britain Athletics team.

It comes as no surprise that the three athletes, all members of Team Bath and Year 11 students at St Augustine’s Catholic College in Trowbridge, have regularly represented Wiltshire Schools at National level over the last three seasons.

While Adeosun represented Wiltshire at the English Schools Championships in 2017 as a hurdler, he topped off his 2018 season by setting a new area high jump record after clearing a height of 1.84m at the Area Schools Championships.

Ako Nai’s last individual outing for Wiltshire at the English Schools Championships earned him a bronze medal after an impressive 6.10m long jump.

Gordon is no stranger to international competition, having represented GB in Biathle and winning both European and World gold medals.

After a year dogged with injury, he is now hoping that he and his two colleagues might all have a taste of international success.

The three will be joining the remainder of the CSSF GB team at Heathrow on July, where they will fly out to compete over five days of competition at the 71st International Catholic School Games held at Stadium Iolanda Balasz Sotor in Romania.

One of two world competitions for school-based sport, the games are recognised by the IOC and follow international rules.

All three are seeking sponsorship to help cover their costs. Please contact St Augustine’s if you are interested in supporting them.