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Olympians come to Memphis to help people learn to swim
Posted on 05/30/2019
(WMC) - A group of gold medal Olympians visited Memphis hoping to help people learn to swim.

According to one study, one in eight of Memphis’ African-American population cannot swim.

"We're here to say, 'Hey Memphis, let's learn to swim,'" USA Swimming Foundation Executive Director Debbie Hesse said.

With pool season in full swing, the USA Swimming Foundation and the University of Memphis have teamed up to study the number of people who cannot swim in the U.S. It’s the third time in a decade they’ve partnered in the study.

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