Jarrow Pool opened by Paralympic Champion

Teenage swimming star Josef Craig has officially opened the new Jarrow Community Pool today.

The new 4 million pound facility, which is attached to Jarrow School, was unveiled by the Paralympic champion at a ceremony this morning.

Josef Craig was then first to take a dip in the million pound pool.

The 15-year-old, who is originally from the North East, was recently honoured with an MBE and the Young Sports Personality of the Year award.

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Paralympian opens Jarrow Pool

Teenage swimming star Josef Craig has officially opened the new Jarrow Community Pool.