Olympic hopeful and record-breaker to be honoured with award
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AN OLYMPIC hopeful is set to receive an award in recognition of her sporting achievements.
Long-jumper Shara Proctor, who was born in the Caribbean Island of Anguilla but competes for Great Britain, is being presented an award for her sporting achievements by the Anguillan community in Slough on Friday.
The 23-year-old, who holds the national long jump records for Anguilla and Great Britain, will be competing in the Women's long-jump qualifying rounds tomorrow, hoping to make Wednesday's Olympic finals.
Mayor of Slough, Cllr Christine Small, will be presenting the award at The Labour Party Office in Church Lane, Chalvey at 7.30pm.
Anyone interested in attending the free ceremony must register by calling Christina from Anguilla UK on 07865 087 519.
This article appeared in Slough Observer 06 Aug 12