The champion swimmer talks about her supportive parents and sisters, and how the joy of being a mother trumps gold.
My earliest memory is of swimming with my family. I learned to swim at the age of three and we went every weekend. My two older sisters could already swim and I have happy memories of them throwing me about and playing with me in the pool and my dad taking me down the slide, then getting out and going to the cafe to have chips.
by Donna Ferguson, read more in www.theguardian.com