Kate to visit SportsAid workshop
The Duchess of Cambridge will visit the former Olympic Park to meet young athletes who are being helped by one of her charities .
The Duchess of Cambridge will visit the former Olympic Park today to see how young athletes are benefiting from help from one of her charities.
Kate cheered on the nation's sportsmen and women during London 2012 in her role as an official ambassador for Team GB and ParalympicsGB.
But today she will meet the Olympians and Paralympians of tomorrow who are receiving training and expert tuition from SportsAid, of which she is patron.
During her visit to the SportsAid athletes' workshop at the Copper Box venue, the Duchess will watch youngsters taking part in wheelchair basketball, cerebral palsy football, volleyball, fencing and badminton.
Later she will join youngsters and their parents as they attend educational workshops about media and social media training, nutrition in sport and general guidance from Olympians and Paralympians including Katherine Grainger, Ade Adepitan and Karen Pickering.
Since it was established in 1976, the charity has helped many of the UK's most successful sportsmen and women, including two-thirds of the national team at the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.