Swimming: French quadruple amputee gets stolen wheelchair back
Published on Aug 13, 2013 6:13 PM
PARIS (REUTERS) - French limbless swimmer Philippe Croizon spoke of his huge relief on Tuesday after his stolen custom-made wheelchair was found dumped in a parking lot.
The quadruple amputee famed for swimming the English Channel said a bus driver had called him to say he had handed it over to police.
"Thursday morning I'll be at the police station in Dieppe to get my wheelchair back," an elated Croizon, 45, told BFM television. "It's a big, big relief ... All's well that end's
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