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Wednesday, 14 November 2012

Team Australia in Italy for international swim meet

Team Australia (including four swimmers from NSW) is now in Loano, Italy, preparing for the 6th International Down Syndrome Swimming Championships that rub from 15th - 23rd November.  You can send a herogram to team members here, via the Down Syndrome Down Under Swimming Organisation website.  ABC News helped spread the word:

World champion Sun Coast swimmer looks for hat-trickABC News online, 12th November 2012

Queenslander Clinton Stanley will lead the Australian team in its quest for a third consecutive title at this month's world Downs syndrome swimming championships in Italy.

Stanley, 36, from the state's Sunshine Coast has represented Australia in swimming seven times, is a national tennis champion, a surf lifesaver and he has achieved the Scout's highest award.

He is also one of four Queensland finalists in the 'local hero' category for the Australia Day honours.

This month's event in Italy will be the last international meeting for Stanley before he retires.

His mother Sue Stanley is also in Italy for the swimming championships and says her son is an amazing person ... read more here.

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