American Samoan swimmer makes Olympics despite territory's lack of pool

Updated 23 July 2012, 16:53 AEST
 
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In the most unlikely of success stories, swimmer Ching Maou Wei is preparing to compete for American Samoa in the London Games.

American Samoan swimmer makes Olympics despite territory's lack of pool (Credit: ABC) 

There is not a single swimming pool for training in American Samoa, but despite that Maou Wei is determined to make it to the semi-finals.

He spoke to Pacific Beat from his training base in Liverpool in the UK.

Presenter: Elise Kinsella

Speaker: Ching Maou Wei, swimmer, American Samoa's Olympic team




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