Paralympics spot for Loanhead’s Sean

Commonwealth Games Swimming silver medalist Sean Fraser
Commonwealth Games Swimming silver medalist Sean Fraser

A LOANHEAD swimmer is celebrating his selection for the Paralympic Games.

Sean Fraser has been chosen to swim for Great Britain at the London event, which begins on August 29.

It’s a chance for the 22-year-old to add to an impressive medal haul in a 13-year swimming career.

He won a bronze for GB in the S8 100 metres backstroke at the 2008 Beijing Paralympics 2008.

At the 2010 Commonwealth Games, he took a silver medal for Scotland in the S8 100 metres freestyle.

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