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Lido member Bill does 80 laps for his 80th Birthday

05 February 2015

Lido member Bill does 80 laps for his 80th Birthday

Image Credit: Warwick Smith Fairfax NZ

Well Done Bill!

Lido Aquatic Centre swimmer Bill Devonshire recently turned 80 years old and set himself a goal of swimming 80 laps to celebrate.

He has been a regular user of the pool since 1972, keeping fit with lane swimming in the morning and cycling in evenings. The 80 laps was more than the 60 laps he does each weekday morning.

Click here to read the full article that appeared in the Manawatu Standard.