Did you meet Kelly Holmes, fly the flag at Bernard Gilpin School, try a throwing event at Richard Avenue or get dressed as Bradley Wiggins at Seaburn Dene Primary? We have all this and more.
Did you meet Kelly Holmes, fly the flag at Bernard Gilpin School, try a throwing event at Richard Avenue or get dressed as Bradley Wiggins at Seaburn Dene Primary? We have all this and more.

9 retro scenes from Sunderland in tribute to the Olympics - from Farringdon to Richard Avenue and Mill Hill to Seaburn Dene

Are you ready for another round of sporting drama? Why not get into the Tokyo spirit with a look back at how Sundeland and County Durham has embraced the Olympics over the years.

Wednesday, 21st July 2021, 11:31 am

We’ve got a Bradley Wiggins day at Seaburn Dene School and a history lesson at Richard Avenue Primary School.

We’ve got Dame Kelly Holmes visiting Farringdon and Olympic swimmer Nick Gillingham in Houghton.

We are racing back in time with 9 great sporting scenes from the Sunderland Echo archives.

Take a look and then get in touch with your own memories.

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