D&G athletes to compete in Special Olympics

Two swimmers and a coach from Dumfries & Galloway are part of the GB team heading to the European Special Olympics in Belgium. Sam Pattinson, Emma Birley and coach Andrea Manson will be representing the GB team in swimming.

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Athletes to make a splash at Special Olympics

Two athletes from Dumfries and Galloway are preparing for the Special Olympics European Summer games.

Sam Pattinson and Emma Birley are taking part in a number of swimming events in the host city of Antwerp in Belgium. They were both selected back in 2013.

Andrea Manson is their Disability Swimming Coach in Annandale and Eskdale:

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