Golden girl Felicity selected for second Special Olympics

A South Cheshire College student has been selected to take part in the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games.

Patisserie and confectionary learner Felicity Martin will fly to Los Angeles, USA, to compete at the event in July.

The rhythmic gymnast, a member of the Cheshire Academy of Integrated Sports and Arts, will be up against other top performers with learning difficulties from across the globe.

The 19-year-old took part in the Special Olympics in Athens in 2011 and returned with two gold and three silver medals.

The level three learner said: “I love rhythmic gymnastics and I’m so lucky to have this opportunity.

“I did really well in Athens last time so I’m hoping I can bring back more medals with me this time.”

Main pic: Special Olympics athlete Felicity Martin baking at South Cheshire College