World champion swimmer Maggie MacNeil has outgrown the family pool


Watching gold medalist Maggie MacNeil of London try to work out in the backyard pool she learned to swim in, is like watching a dolphin in a too-small aquarium, one or two strokes and she’s at the wall. MacNeil is making the best of a bad situation by swimming with a weight resistance machine, but what she really needs is her home town to open the Aquatic Centre or Thames Pool and let her train.

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