Blind teenager swims nearly four kilometres in under four hours in support of local sight loss charity Berkshire Vision

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Newbury Today

By cameron.blackshaw@newburynews.co.uk (Cameron Blackshaw) A blind teenage girl swam nearly four kilometres in three and a half hours to raise money for a local sight loss charity. Dayzie Simpson, a 14-year-old St Bartholomew School’s student of Fontwell Road, Newbury, completed 250 laps of the 15 metre-long pool at the DoubleTree by Hilton hotel on Sunday afternoon. She swam 3,750 metres on the day and has managed to raise £1,237 for Berkshire Vision so far. Dayzie said: “It was a challenge for sure, but I am so pleased with the amount of money I have raised.” Dayzie also appeared on BBC Sout…

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