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Peter Bakare

Peter Bakare represented Team GB at the London 2012 Olympics playing Volleyball and is now a great ambassador for the sport.

He was originally a basketball player and represented Havering Sixth Form College at the London Youth Games where he was noticed and encouraged to pick up volleyball at the age of 18. 

Formerly from Canning Town and a student at St Bonaventure's School for Boys, Peter left College in 2008 after gaining a Pass in the Art & Design Foundation Diploma and grades BCD in A Level Media, Graphics and Maths.

He went to Sheffield Hallam University where he studied Animation and became involved in scriptwriting. He has since worked as a scriptwriter for Channel 4 drama Skins and has also acted and performed stand-up comedy. He is a Social Media Manager and a motivational speaker working with young people.