Paralympic champion Ellie Simmonds has launched the SwimBritain challenge to encourage more people to swim regularly.
The four-time gold medallist was at Coventry Sports & Leisure Centre along with Olympians Ross Davenport, Amy Smith and Joe Roebuck to help get others involved in the sport.
Sally Lockwood reports.
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