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Kyle, 9, becomes youngest participant in World Corporate Games

Nine-year old super swimmer Kyle O’Grady from Solihull was the centre of attention at the World Corporate Games when he became the youngest competitor

Berkswell Primary
Berkswell Primary

Nine-year old super swimmer Kyle O’Grady from Solihull was the centre of attention at the World Corporate Games when he became the youngest competitor.

The annual event, hosted in Coventry, attracted over 5,000 competitors, with Kyle and dad John being asked, through John’s old company CSC, to swim in the open water challenge.

The Berkswell Primary pupil breezed the 750m swim, where he competed alongside 60 other swimmers across different age groups.

“Because of Kyle’s age, he wasn’t really competing – but he didn’t come last put it that way,” proud dad John told us.

“Kyle is an exceptional swimmer for his age and by the looks of things, he’s only going to get better.”

The youngster impressed organisers so much that he has now been invited to the Corporate Games’ VIP awards ceremony, where he will receive a special recognition award.

“It’s great for Kyle. Even the Mayor of Coventry made a beeline for him when he realised there was someone so young taking part,” John added.

The award-winning youngster then found himself on a winning streak after he took part in Solihull’s annual swimming gala and scooped five trophies. And he has also raised over £400 for Macmillan Cancer Support.

If you would like to sponsor Kyle, you can go to http://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/KyleOGrady

 

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