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Miss_P
-1st December 2009, 12:55
Saw this today
"Sheffield welcomed representatives from the USA Olympic team earlier this month, the second visit by USA representatives to take place during November.
The Executive Director Kurt Aichele and Bob Largman, Team Leader of the USA Fencing team visited Sheffield to meet with representatives from Sheffield City Council and the Sheffield Lighting the Flame partnership, only a week after the US Boxing team met with British Amateur Boxing and Sheffield City Council at their base in the English Institute of Sport Sheffield.
Mr Aichele and Mr Largman followed a similar path to their boxing colleagues with a tour of the English Institute of Sport, Ponds Forge ISC, accommodation at the University of Sheffield and the Centre for Sports and Exercise Science at Sheffield Hallam University, in their bid to find a suitable location for training camps in the lead up to London 2012. "