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Second in the world

Fri, Sep 30th, 2022
Worth School

Worth academic staff are experts in their field – and they have many other talents too, as a member of the Modern Foreign Languages department has shown by finishing second in the world in an international cycling competition.

Ms Sabina Hickmet, who is a French teaching assistant, represented Great Britain in the UCI Gran Fondo World Series finals in the Italian Dolomites, starting from and ending in Trento. The 55-mile race covered 8,000ft of climbing steep mountains, so it was extremely challenging.

Ms Hickmet was hoping for a top 10 placing, having trained hard throughout the summer holidays, so she was absolutely delighted to claim a silver medal by finishing second in the world in her age group and the only Briton out of 20 categories to get a podium finish.

Congratulations Ms Hickmet.

Mountain biking is one of the many options we offer through our wide-ranging activities programme. There are more than 150 activities, clubs and societies for pupils to choose from each week.

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