Young deaf swimmer calls for more support for disabled athletes like himself

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A young Boy from Wallasey who is profoundly deaf and who represented Team GB at the World Deaf Swimming Championships is fighting for more recognition for deaf swimmers in this county. After competing Nathan Young, who is a member of Bebington Swimming Club, ranked eighth best deaf swimmer in the world. But he says the lack of funding for training makes it harder for him and others with the condition to do well in the sport.

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