Olympic Training Deal for NW; Agreement Could Bring Athletes to Train in Merseyside

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Olympic Training Deal for NW; Agreement Could Bring Athletes to Train in Merseyside


Byline: BY ALAN WESTON Daily Post Staff

SPORTING facilities on Merseyside are among those that could be used by Olympic athletes to prepare for the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic games in London.

A total of 15 Pacific Island countries from Oceania will use the North West as a training base in the four year period leading up to the Games.

The Olympic-sized pool in Wavertree, and facilities at Edge Hill University in Ormskirk, will be visited by a delegation from Oceania this weekend to see if they could be used as training sites by their athletes.

A memorandum of understanding (MoU) will be signed in Warrington today to formalise the deal to train Oceania's athletes in the North West.

Olympic triple jump gold medallist Jonathan Edwards, who is a board member of the London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games (LOCOG), will join representatives from Oceania to sign the agreement.

This will commit both parties to work together exclusively on using the North West as the training base for Oceania National Olympic Committees in the build-up to London 2012, and possibly beyond that to the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

The North West Development Agency (NWDA) has been talking to Oceania's National Olympic Committee since May about hosting the athletes in the region. …

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