First ever over 50s Olympic Games comes to Tower Hamlets

A range of sports were on the programme for what was billed as the first over 50s Olympic Games held in the East End. Last week s competition at Mile End Leisure Centre was open to all over 50s regardless of sporting abilities. Sports included badminton

A range of sports were on the programme for what was billed as the first over 50s Olympic Games held in the East End.

Last week's competition at Mile End Leisure Centre was open to all over 50s regardless of sporting abilities.

Sports included badminton, mini tennis, table tennis, archery, cycling and swimming.

The event was part of the council's Tower Hamlets 2012 Sports Programme encouraging residents to get physically active.