Local swimmers to compete in Euro Special Olympics

Local swimmers to compete in Euro Special Olympics

Swimmers, Sam Pattinson from Rigg and Emma Birley from Lockerbie along with their coach Andrea Manson will travel to Antwerp in Belgium next week to take part in the European Special Olympics. Sam, 23, will compete in the 50m butterfly, freestyle races as well as the individual medley relay while Emma, 28, will take part in the 50m freestyle and 25m backstroke races as well as the freestyle relay. Before they go to Belgium though, they will be stopping off at 10 Downing Street to meet with the Prime Minister and Deputy Prime Minister alongside other representatives from Team GB.

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