Sadie Knight, from Oakhaven Residential Home, in Cheltenham
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First swim in 30 years for 100-year-old Gloucestershire woman

A 100-year-old woman has been granted her wish of going for a swim for the first time in more than 30 years.

Sadie Knight, from Oakhaven Residential Home in Cheltenham, turned 100 in April and made a wish to go swimming again.

On Tuesday, the centenarian took to the waters of the aqua therapy pool at the National Star College in Cheltenham,

Ms Knight, who uses a walking frame to get about, said it had been "wonderful".

  • 29 Jun 2016