Blood and Sweat at an Olympic sports school

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Schools World Service go behind the scenes at an Olympic sports school in Ekaterinburg in Russia.

Pupils, teachers and coaches explain the importance of these schools in the country's sporting history and their hopes for the future.

Use this video with secondary pupils aged 11+

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