Double Medal Haul for Terrific Tom

Published on September 19, 2016 at 9:18 am

Rawtenstall’s Tom Hamer has finished his 2016 Rio Paralympics with 2 Silver Medals.

Over the weekend he won his second silver in the Men’s 200M Individual Medley (SM14) to accompany the silver he won in the Mens 200M Freestyle (S14).

This is a terrific success for Tom and everyone at Rossendale Borough Council congratulates Tom on his achievement.

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Tom Takes Silver!

Published on September 12, 2016 at 8:46 am

Rawtenstall swimmer Tom Hamer has won silver in the Mens 200M Freestyle (S14) at the Rio Paralympics.

All of Rossendale is cheering Tom on and wishes him all the best for his next event, the 200M Individual Medley (SM14). Heats take place on Saturday 17th September at 15:10 with the final at midnight.

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Good Luck Tom!

Published on September 7, 2016 at 1:57 pm

Tom Hamer, from Rawtenstall, will be Rossendale’s representative in the Rio Paralympics as he competes in the swimming pool.

Tom impressed the Para-Swimming world when he stormed to silver at the Commonwealth Games which was his international debut and he has since built on this performance to win medals at the European and World Championships

On his World Championship debut at Glasgow 2015 Hamer made an instant impact in the S14 classification securing himself a bronze medal in the 200m Freestyle and just missed out on the chance of another medal in the SM14 200m Individual Medley finishing fourth overall.

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