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Thousands enjoy the sunshine at the Great Scottish Swim The sun was shining in West Dunbartonshire as over 2,500 participants, along with world-class elite swimmers, took on the challenge of the Great Scottish Swim today at one of the country’s most iconic locations, YOUNG SWIMMERS GET TOP TIPS AHEAD OF LOCH LOMOND EVENT Young swimmers had the opportunity to meet open water expert, Jack Burnell in Loch Lomond today for a special master class ahead of the Great Scottish Swim, which will be held tomorrow, Saturday 26 August. Scottish Swimmer To Build School In Malawi A 36-year-old from Poland will be swimming in Glasgow to raise money for the Beatson Cancer Charity and a school-building project in Malawi. Team Of Four Swimming In Friend's Memory A team of four will be entering open water swims in memory of their close friend, Chris Buchanan. John Tackles First Scottish Swim In Memory Of Mum John Holmes will take on a 5k challenge at the Great Scottish Swim to support the charity that cared for his Mum in her final days. Haitian School Fundraiser In Great Scottish Swim A 40-year-old from the west coast of Scotland is swimming two miles in Loch Lomond to fundraise for a school in Haiti. Swimmers Coached By Olympian For Great Scottish Swim Great Swim ambassador Keri-anne Payne was on the bonny banks of Loch Lomond today to share her top tips ahead of this year’s Great Scottish Swim Scottish Man's Weight Loss Leads To Loch Lomond A 46-year-old from Fife has entered the Great Scottish Swim amidst a number of other physical challenges and events. Swimming In Loch Lomond For 50th Birthday A 50-year-old from Hertfordshire will be entering the Great Scottish Swim as part of a personal challenge to complete fifty activities in one year. Will Beats Addiction Thanks To Open Water Swimming Former heroin addict William Wright used swimming to turn his life around and will take on a mammoth four Great Swim event challenge this summer to raise funds for charity.