Shrewsbury School

Third Form Salopian silver medallist in British Orienteering Championships

Wednesday 18 May 2011

John Dempsey on his way to winning a silver medal at the British Orienteering ChampionshipsThird former John Dempsey (Ch) has won a silver medal in the Mens’ 18 relay event in the British Orienteering Championships held in Tankersley Wood near Sheffield last weekend. His team of U16s, representing the Manchester District Orienteering Club competed in the adult relay as there was no youth event. John ran the final leg, with his team achieving a time of 32 minutes for the 10.5 km course.

John is a multi-talented young man who achieved the iron man challenge before coming to Shrewsbury School. He is an All Rounder and Music Scholar at Shrewsbury, also playing the flute to distinction.

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