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Powerlifter with Down's Syndrome and autism Dan McGauley is crowned British champion – ITV News

Saturday, 5 February, 2022

Powerlifter with Down's Syndrome and autism Dan McGauley is crowned British champion – ITV News

Dan McGauley with his trophy.
Credit: ITV News Anglia

 
A powerlifter with Down's Syndrome whose parents were told he would never make a "valuable contribution to society" has been crowned British champion.
Dan McGauley, 31, from Colchester was born with a heart condition, and he is also partially deaf and has autism.
His mother Judith McGauley said: "We were told he wouldn't walk, he wouldn't talk. He wouldn't go to school, he wouldn't achieve anything.
Read more at: https://www.itv.com/news/anglia/2022-02-03/the-powerlifter-with-downs-syndrome-who-has-just-been-crowned-british-champion

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