CROYDON swept all before them as the Crystal Palace National Sports Centre hosted the south London final of the Panathlon Challenge recently, which involved seven schools from the boroughs of Sutton, Merton, Richmond and Croydon.
A stellar performance meant defending champions Croydon qualified for the London final, which will take place on June 19.
The winning team, made up of schoolchildren from St Giles, Priory and Woodcote Schools, won boccia, table cricket, polybat, kurling and athletics field and races.
Fi Bell, Croydon team co-ordinator said: "We are delighted to make the final again – it was a terrific team performance.
"Thank you for another fantastic event. The time and effort that goes into organising these competitions is awesome.
"Panathlon is an amazing charity giving our children a marvellous experience."
Merton achieved their best ever position as they came in second, winning football and finishing second in three other events.
Sutton came in third, with Richmond a gallant fourth.