Olympian's dentist keeps toothbrush promise

When future Olympian John Baines was growing up he would tell his dentist he would compete at the highest level. He was then promised that, if he did so, his dentist would donate a toothbrush to every child at this school. John competed in Sochi.

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Olympian's dentist keeps toothbrushes promise

Olympic bobsledder John Baines and his dentist, Paddy Jones Credit: ITV

Olympic bobsledder John Baines has returned to his old school in Ormsby, Middlesbrough, to meet pupils. He has taken his dentist with him. Why? Because when he was young his dentist promised him, if he made it to the Olympics, he would supply every child at the school with a toothbrush.

Every child was given a toothbrush Credit: ITV

Today dentist Paddy Jones kept his word.

Olympic bobsledder John Baines and his dentist, Paddy Jones Credit: ITV

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