Harrogate student’s success at National Dwarf Games

HLC student Lottie McGuiness pictured with Warwick Davis at the National Dwarf Games in Birmingham. (S)
HLC student Lottie McGuiness pictured with Warwick Davis at the National Dwarf Games in Birmingham. (S)

A Harrogate Ladies’ College pupil has won 11 medals at the National Dwarf Games in Birmingham.

Lottie McGuinness, aged 13, had amazing success at the games that were attended by more than 200 people taking part in a host of competitions including basketball, swimming, athletics and rifle shooting.

A jubilant Lottie, returned home with medals including a gold, two silver, and a bronze medal in swimming, and three bronze and two silver in athletics.

Lottie also won bronze medals in hockey and basketball.

She said: “This is the third time I’ve competed in the National Dwarf Games and my best year yet.

“It was a really amazing atmosphere and Warwick Davis presented the medals, which was really great.”

President and founder of the Dwarf Sports Association UK, Arthur Dean said: “Seeing these young people develop in their lives as well as in sport is so rewarding.”