Deaflympics athlete Karla Cunningham returns home to Killucan


Killucan teenager Karla Cunningham has returned from the Deaflympics in Turkey after narrowly missing the bronze medal for swimming.

Karla, daughter of Audrey and Richard Cunningham flew out to the games, which took place from the 18th- 30th of July in Samsun, Turkey, with both parents, brother Harry and sister Jessica.

The fourteen-year-old swimmer took part in ten races, covering six different stroke styles. It was her 800m race that saw her shave almost twenty seconds off her personal best time.