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Arti Krishnamoorthi, medal winning swimmer with Down syndrome

March 25, 2017

25-year-old Arti Krishnamoorthy has Down's syndrome but that has not stopped her from becoming a medal-winning swimmer.

Arti is from Chennai and has taken part in the 2013 Special Olympics where she won the silver and bronze medals. She trains with every one else as an equal.

Arti was encouraged to take up swimming by her coach, Veerabhadra at the Down syndrome centre. She used to be scared of water but now swimming is like a therapy for her.

She is getting ready to show her ability at the National Paralympic meet in Jaipur this weekend and the next Special Olympics.



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