Olympic star Kristian Thomas stops off at Merry Hill

Olympic star Kristian Thomas stops off at Merry Hill

Kristian Thomas at Merry Hill with Alfie Darby, aged four, from Brierley Hill.

Kristian Thomas at Merry Hill with members of the Black Country Consortium

Kristian Thomas at Merry Hill's Rascalfest

First published in Local

OLYMPIC bronze medal winner Kristian Thomas stopped off at Merry Hill as part of the centre’s Rascalfest for kids.

The London 2012 star gymnast, who trains at Earls Gymnastics Club in Halesowen, put in an appearance at the event last Friday (August 17) and Saturday August 18.

Kristian started the mascot race at the event which attracted thousands of families and which also included fairground rides, zoo animals, storytelling sessions, sports activities and TV characters including Bubblepops, CBeebies’ Mike the Knight, and Nick Jr’s Ben and Holly.

The following Tuesday (August 22) the 23-year-old was honoured with a civic reception by the Mayor of Dudley, councillor Melvyn Mottram, at his Halesowen club in Furnace Lane.

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