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First Special Olympics 2019 medal for IoM

Bronze for swimmer Emily Keigwin

The Isle of Man has won its first medal at the 2019 Special Olympics World Games in Abu Dhabi.

Emily Keigwin picked up bronze in swimming's 50m freestyle event.

In their respective finals, Edgar Denyer finished fourth, Angela Maiden sixth and Andrew McGeehan eighth.

Before she went, Emily told Manx Radio Sport what it would mean to her to be standing on the podium with a medal:

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