Two year old charity swim

A 2-year-old who survived the removal of a heart tumour as a baby, has astounded the swimming world by covering 100 metres for a charity swim.

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Two year old raises hundreds for charity

Rosanna Ogden, from Adlington near Chorley pic ITV

A 2-year-old who survived the removal of a heart tumour as a baby, has astounded the swimming world by covering 100 metres for a charity swim. She raised £600 pounds for the British heart Foundation.

Rosanna Ogden, is said to be one of the most remarkable young swimming talents to emerge in Britain. She can outswim children many times her age. Her ability to cover large distances beneath the surface is "unsurpassed" say experts.

Rosanna's parents first took her swimming at just a few months old, to aid her recovery from surgery. Doctors advised that gentle "water baby" classes would help her regain her strength.

Her mother, Sanam, says she is "beyond proud", and could "barely believe" she was watching her own daughter.

Rosanna's family hope she will continue swimming in future and, one day,compete in the Olympics.

'Little Mermaid' charity swim

A 2-year-old who survived heart surgery as a baby to remove a rare form of cancer,

has astounded the swimming world by covering 100 metres for charity. Rosanna Ogden, from Adlington was held back by her parents as she wanted to carry on. She raised more than £600 for the British Heart Foundation.

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