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Disability Swimmer of the Year

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Read about the Kellogg’s/ASA Disability Swimmer of the Year from the Kelloggs/ASA Swimtastic Awards 2007.

Presented to a swimmer who has overcome a disability and continues to develop their swimming and achievements in the pool.

2007 Winner

Gold: James Pout; St Helens
Age: 10
Due to a birth injury James has Erb’s palsy, which has left him unable to use his left arm. He started swimming when he was four and started beating ablebodied swimmers when he was seven. Aged eight he did a qualifying time for the DSE junior championships but wasn’t old enough to compete. When he was ten he won gold in the under 14 50m butterfly and bronze in the 50m and 100m backstroke and freestyle at the DSE championships, and also had four qualifying time for the senior championships.

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Go Swimming has everything you need to know about swimming. If you are a parent, a non swimmer or just want to improve your technique this is the section for you.

In British Swimming you will find information about the world of high performance sport, including the disciplines of Swimming, Diving, Synchronised Swimming, Water Polo and Para-Swimming.

The ASA is the governing body for the sport in England. In this section you will find all you need to know about joining a club or competing in England and becoming a swimming teacher or coach.

The IoS delivers the ASA’s courses and is a member organisation. Whether you are a teacher, coach, employer or club you will find everything you need to know about qualifications or educating your workforce.

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