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Sam Downie on receiving a SportAid Scotland bursary

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1730: tabled on 13 April 2021

Tabled in the 2019-21 session.

This motion has been signed by 6 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House congratulates Sam Downie, aged 15 of Musselburgh Amateur Swimming Club on his receipt of a SportAid Scotland bursary to pay for training and competition expenses in 2021; notes that Sam, who was born with caudal regression syndrome is a Scotland National Para-Swimming Squad member and member of Scottish Swimming’s Talent Programme; and further notes Sam’s inspirational words: My words of advice for anyone out there who has an impairment of any kind is to use the resources available to you… find what you enjoy, as when you do the world becomes a much brighter place to be.