Oliver Carter from Cupar and Carnegie Swimming Club is off to the best start possible for the new swimming season. Last month at the Fife Championships he lowered the Scottish record for 50m freestyle for the S10 class to 27.04. The previous record of 27.29 was held by five times Paralympian Paul Noble at 27.29. Oliver also set a personal best for 50m backstroke of 32.80.
The young Bell Baxter HS pupil is in his final year and considering his options for next year and beyond. Under the guidance of Carnegie SC Head Coach Morag Mitchell he has moved up the world rankings for 400m freestyle to eleven and is currently a member of the British Swimming Academy and the Scottish Swimming Senior Bronze squad. Oliver’s next major competition will be in December in Manchester.
Richard Brickley MBE – President Disability Sport Fife