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Do you recognise anyone from school sports days from the past?

PUBLISHED: 13:31 21 July 2018 | UPDATED: 13:31 21 July 2018

South Norfolk School Sports Day in Diss, 1989. Picture: Archant Library

South Norfolk School Sports Day in Diss, 1989. Picture: Archant Library

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On your marks, get set — go! Is this you taking part in school sports day in Diss, or do you recognise those running, jumping or taking part in activities a little more wacky?

South Norfolk School Sports Day in Diss, 1989. Picture: Archant LibrarySouth Norfolk School Sports Day in Diss, 1989. Picture: Archant Library

Sports days are an end of term summer ritual that we all remember from our school days. Youngsters today still line up on the start line every year ready to compete for personal glory or their school house.

South Norfolk School Sports Day in Diss, 1989. Picture: Archant LibrarySouth Norfolk School Sports Day in Diss, 1989. Picture: Archant Library

We have raided our archives to find these fantastic pictures from years gone by at Diss High School and froim the South Norfolk School Sports event.

South Norfolk School Sports Day in Diss, 1989. Picture: Archant LibrarySouth Norfolk School Sports Day in Diss, 1989. Picture: Archant Library

Most of them date from the late 1980s — Diss High School from 1988, and the South Norfolk School Sports from 1989. There are also some images from Diss Junior School Fete from the early 1990s. And while the big school events include the traditional running, high jump and long jump events, the juniors seemingly got competitive over more unusual games. We have also found a photo of Diss Swimming Gala from 1991.

South Norfolk School Sports Day in Diss, 1989. Picture: Archant LibrarySouth Norfolk School Sports Day in Diss, 1989. Picture: Archant Library

So can you spot yourself or a loved one? Let us know.

Diss High School sports day, July 1988. Picture: Archant LibraryDiss High School sports day, July 1988. Picture: Archant Library

Diss High School sports day, July 1988. Picture: Archant LibraryDiss High School sports day, July 1988. Picture: Archant Library

Diss High School sports day, July 1989. Picture: Archant LibraryDiss High School sports day, July 1989. Picture: Archant Library

South Norfolk School Sports Day in Diss, 1989. Picture: Archant LibrarySouth Norfolk School Sports Day in Diss, 1989. Picture: Archant Library

Diss Junior School Fete, early 1990s. Picture: Archant LibraryDiss Junior School Fete, early 1990s. Picture: Archant Library

Diss Schools Swimming Gala at Diss pool, May 1991. Picture: Archant LibraryDiss Schools Swimming Gala at Diss pool, May 1991. Picture: Archant Library

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