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Paralympian tests poolpod

Paralympic medal-winning swimmer Susie Rodgers tests the extraordinary "poolpod" - part of the London 2012 legacy.

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Paralympic medal-winning swimmer tests poolpod

Susie Rodgers. Credit: London Tonight

Paralympic medal-winning swimmer Susie Rodgers tests the extraordinary "poolpod" - part of the London 2012 legacy. The £10,000 lift offers disabled swimmers a more dignified way of entering the water than the traditional sling and hoist.

It was designed in response to a planning requirement imposed on the London 2012 Aquatics Centre.

Olympic bosses had to promise to develop a modern user-friendly lift. The Aquatics Centre will be one of the first pools in Britain to have a poolpod.

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