Paralympic champion Ellie Robinson to be presented to crowd at Sixfields before Southend game

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Paralympic gold medallist Ellie Robinson will be presented to the crowd at Sixfields today ahead of the Cobblers match against Southend.

The 15-year-old swimmer, who won a gold and a bronze medal in Rio, will go on the pitch at 2.50pm with her medals.

Ellie returned to see her friends at the Northampton Swimming Club for the first time on Thursday and will go back to Northampton High School on Monday.

Speaking to the Chronicle & Echo this week she said: “I’m still adjusting back to GB time and getting back into the swing of things. It’s been great going back and seeing everyone in Northampton and catching up with my friends.

“I can’t wait to go back to school (Northampton High School) and see everyone.

“Northampton Swimming Club has been the biggest part of my swimming career so it is nice to see these faces

“It was great reading all the messages of support from people in Northampton and so nice people stayed up and watched my races. I really appreciated it.”

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