Loughborough MP Jane Hunt hopes Olympic success will leave Loughborough residents #InspiredToTry swimming.
With the action underway at the Tokyo Aquatics Centre, and following the gold medal win for Loughborough’s own Adam Peaty in the Men’s 100m Breaststroke, as well as Tom Daley and Matty Lee in the Men’s Synchronised 10m Platform, the Loughborough MP is hoping the Olympics will leave local people #InspiredToTry swimming.
Jane said: “I send my congratulations to Team Loughborough’s Adam Peaty on another amazing gold medal. I would also like to congratulate the whole of Team Loughborough who make a huge contribution to British swimming and to sport across the world. I will be continuing to cheer on the rest of Team GB as the action continues.
“We are fortunate in Loughborough to have a number of fantastic clubs and I hope the excitement of the Olympics will provide the motivation for many residents to be #InspiredToTry any of the fantastic sports of swimming, para swimming, diving, water polo, open water swimming or artistic swimming.”
People can find their local clubs by using Swim England’s club finding tool here: www.discover.swimming.org/.
Jane continued: “Who knows, the next Adam Peaty, James Wilby, Ellie Simmonds or Alice Dearing could start their future Olympic journey in our pools! But even if we don’t unearth the next Olympic superstar, the joy and health benefits being part of a club can bring is more than worth it on its own.”