Class Clips is changing
We will be introducing the new Knowledge and Learning Beta website over the coming months. Clips for use in the classroom are now available on your phone, tablet or PC.

Alternatively, you can still browse or search by keyword or clip number on this site.

CLIP 11994

World olympic Dreams - Merlin Diamond

World olympic Dreams - Merlin Diamond

Did you know?

All Class Clips content is available to watch on mobile, tablet and desktop devices on our new Knowledge & Learning BETA website.

Key Info
  • World olympic Dreams - Merlin Diamond
  • Duration: 02:49
  • Namibian sprinter Merlin Diamond hopes to compete at the London Olympics. She takes a tour of the Olympic Stadium and explains why she is excited about 2012. She also visits a school in Glasgow where Namibia’s Pre-Games Training Camp will take place.
  • Subject:



    Skills and Tutorial

  • Keywords: Olympics, Paralympics, 2012, London, sport, sportsmanship, stadium, competition, races, Namibia.
Ideas for use in class
  • Discuss the topic of ‘welcoming the world for 2012’. For example ask students to think about the importance of supporting all countries during the Olympics. This could include written or art work and be something that they return to in future to reflect on their progress.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

BBC navigation

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.