Loanhead’s mighty Quin is world class

Scott Quin
Scott Quin

A LOANHEAD disability swimmer has struck gold and bagged a top world ranking.

Scott Quin (22) won the S14 100 metres breaststroke at the ASA Championships in Sheffield on Friday, smashing the British record.

His time of 1 min 09.56 secs shaved 0.39 seconds from the standing time.

An ecstatic Scott was thrilled at his heat and final performances.

He told the Advertiser: “It felt fantastic and what a way to finish my season. It’s a bit late for selection to the Paralympics, but I’m really happy with the way I swam.”

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