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DOUBLE OLYMPIAN TO OPEN SWIM ACADEMY

katysextonKaty Sexton MBE, who was the first female British swimmer to win World Championship Gold at the 2003 World Championships in Barcelona, is set to expand her swim academy to include the Isle of Wight.

The Academy, set up in Havant in 2010, is now expanding to the Island and will initially be based at The Pines Leisure Club at Gurnard Pines Holiday Village near Cowes. The Academy here on the Island will be overseen by Melissa Hewison on a day to day basis and will start when the Schools return after the 2013 Christmas break.

The Katy Sexton Swim Academy follows the ASA (Amateur Swimming Association) ‘Learn To Swim’ program, which is well structured and is nationally recognized. The Academy caters for children and adults of all ages and abilities with the aim to run a high level of tuition at a good price, but most of all making learning fun. As well as group classes it offers 1 to 1 sessions and 1 to 2 sessions for both children and adults.

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Katy started competing for her country at the age of 13 and is a double Olympian and has represented Great Britain in 4 World Championships and 3 Commonwealth Games.

All enquiries should be directed to Melissa in the first instance on Tel 01983 867230 or mobile 07925881930 . Alternatively email Melissa on [email protected] for more information. Classes will be limited in numbers.

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