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Paralympian praises Island facilities

Ellie Simmonds OBE at the NSC

Simmonds on IoM for Sports Awards

The guest of honour for tonight's Isle of Man Sports Awards has praised the facilities we have here.

Ellie Simmonds OBE has ten world championship titles and five Paralympic gold medals.

The first two of those golds were won at Beijing 2008 when she was just 13 years old.

Speaking to Manx Radio at the National Sports Centre in Douglas, Ellie had spent part of this morning training with some of the Island's best young swimmers at the Western Swimming Pool in Peel:

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