swimmer, pupil Reece Grady, helped set a new swimming World Record with help
from a few high-profile friends.
On Saturday 4 May,
Reece was part of a team of 100 swimmers at Stockport Grand Central Swimming
Pool who set a new World Record for the fastest swimming relay, with 100
swimmers each completing 50m as part of the relay. The team included double
Olympic Champion Rebecca Adlington, Triple Commonwealth Medallist James Goddard
and another 6 International Swimmers.
smashed the previous record of 46 minutes 38 seconds, by over 3 minutes, in a
time of 43 minutes 32 seconds. Reece completed his 50m leg in 26.7
The Guinness World
Record attempt was organised by swimming coach Harry Needs, 27, to raise funds
for the mental health charity, Mind. So far, £3,222 has been collected
through their fundraising page: https://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/fund…/showROFundraiserPage…
Reece is pictured bottom left in the team photo.
Further info: https://swimswam.com/stockport-metro-swimmers-take-down-gu…/