A former international swimmer is going to be a physiotherapist for Team GB’s open water swimming team at the Olympics.
Darren Wigg, who retired from swimming several years ago to start his own physio practice, has been called up to help at this year’s Games.
He said: “I retired from competitive swimming when I was 22, but now I love to help others as a physio.
“British swimming is very strong right now. It’s fantastic to work with world-class athletes and be part of their success.”
Darren runs Newcastle Physiotherapy Ltd and has been part of the Great Britain swimming medical team working with junior and senior, pool and open water teams since 2008.
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