Jack McComish competes at World Deaf Swimming Championships

Jack McCormish Deaf Swimmer, representing Great Britain
Jack McCormish Deaf Swimmer, representing Great Britain

LANARK Amateur Swimming Club ace Jack McComish is to travel to Portugal with the Great British Deaf Swimming Team.

The 16-year-old, of Newlands Street, Lanark, has qualified to compete at the World Deaf Swimming Championships in the city of Coimbra from August 7 to 13.

His mum Anna said: “Jack is absolutely delighted to be chosen. For the past year his main focus has been to qualify for Portugal.”

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