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Lineker Urges Everyone to Make a Splash

Duration: 04:45

Gary Lineker is urging everyone to enter a Big Splash Mile for Sport Relief over the weekend of the 27-29 April.

The former England striker, now BBC Match Of The Day host, saw first-hand the work done by Sport Relief when he went to Bangladesh, where 50 people drown everyday.

Gary, who was joined by wife Danielle, saw a Sport Relief funded a project which is helping to reduce the number of needless deaths from drowning in the country, by teaching children to swim.

To enter a Big Splash Mile, where you can swim a mile as an individual or as a team, and raise money to help similar projects, go to

Available since: Thu 19 Apr 2012

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