Croydon storms to victory at south London Panathlon challenge final
Croydon stormed to victory at the south London Final of the Panathlon Challenge on Wednesday.
The event at Crystal Palace National Sports Centre saw Croydon score a massive 68 points out of 70 and qualify for the London final as defending champions.
Merton finished in second place with 49 points and Sutton came in third with 41 points. Richmond finished fourth with 38 points.
The panathlon, featuring teams from across the capital, gives disadvantaged children the chance to compete in a variety of sports.
The Croydon team, made up of St Giles, Priory and Woodcote Schools, won boccia, table cricket, polybat kurling and athletics field and races.
Fi Bell, Croydon team co-ordinator. said: "We are delighted to make the final again - it was a terrific team performance. Thank you for another fantastic event.
"The time and effort that goes in to organising these competitions is awesome.
"Panathlon is an amazing charity giving our children a marvellous experience."
The victorious Croydon Team will defend their London Crown on June 19.