Clarke congratulates local girl’s medal success

Alliance South Down Councillor Patrick Clarke has congratulated local girl Bethany Firth who won silver in the 200m freestyle in Montreal.

County Down’s Bethany Firth was competing in the S14 event at the IPC World Championships.

Councillor Patrick Clarke said: “This is a fantastic achievement for a remarkable up and coming athlete from Northern Ireland.

“I want to personally congratulate Bethany on securing her latest achievement. She is a great role model for her peers, achieving her goals through hard work and determination.

“Sport is a great tool to unite the whole community and I hope everyone across South Down can join me in congratulating a talented young athlete who we all can be proud of.”

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