Jamestown link to Australia’s new swimming sensation
Grandparents are always a bit biased about their grandchildren, and Jamestown’s Lorraine Chalmers is no different.
You may have heard of her grandson – Australia’s latest swimming sensation, Kyle Chalmers?
Kyle, who lives in Adelaide, won gold at the Rio Olympics last week after winning the 100m freestyle final, and Lorraine is as proud as punch!
“It’s unbelievable really – I was surprised as we were hoping for perhaps a silver or bronze, but to win gold was just wonderful,” Lorraine said.
Kyle also won bronze in the 4 x 100m freestyle and medley relays.
“Swimming is such a huge commitment, and Kyle has worked so hard over the years, and deserves everything he’s got.”
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