Olympic rower joins coronavirus frontline as junior doctor at Scottish hospital – The Sun

AN Olympic rower has joined the fight against coronavirus as a junior doctor, while still training for the postponed games.

Olympic silver medallist Polly Swann started working as a junior doctor last week after previously completing her medical degree.

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The 31-year-old won a silver medal as part of the women's eight at the 2016 games in Rio de Janeiro.

After taking a break to finish her medical studies at the University of Edinburgh, she rejoined team GB in 2019, and won a bronze medal at the World Cup III in the paired race with teammate Holly Hill.

She joined a hospital in Scotland to aid the fight against coronavirus last week, and will work there for the next three months.

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