Ollie given huge Ashfield welcome home party

Active Ashfield hosted a fun day in Kirkby on Friday to welcome home Paralympic athlete Ollie Hynd following his success at London 2012.

Active Ashfield hosted a fun day in Kirkby on Friday to welcome home Paralympic athlete Ollie Hynd following his success at London 2012.

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A HERO’S welcome awaited swimming sensation Ollie Hynd after finally arriving back on his home turf of Ashfield tonight (Friday).

The Paralympian, who picked up a gold, silver and bronze medal during the recent games had a party thrown in his honour at Kingsway Park this evening.

Active Ashfield hosted a fun day in Kirkby on Friday to welcome home paralympic athlete Ollie Hynd following his success at London 2012
Active Ashfield hosted a fun day in Kirkby on Friday to welcome home paralympic athlete Ollie Hynd following his success at London 2012

Hundreds gathered and cheered on the courageous 17-year-old, who suffers from degenerative condition neuromuscular myopathy, which weakens his legs, as he made his way onto the stage in Team GB tracksuit with his trio of medals around his neck.

 

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