Helen Good, a former Olympic swimmer who represented Nice Britain, has died at 43.
Worsley Mesnes Group Major Faculty in Wigan, England — the place Smith was head instructor — confirmed the information in an announcement.
“It’s with nice disappointment and remorse that I’ve to announce the sudden demise of our beloved Headteacher, Mrs Helen Good,” learn Worsley Mesnes’ official web site. “Our heart-felt condolences are despatched to Helen’s household at this very troublesome time.”
The information “can be a shock and trigger nice disappointment to our group,” the assertion continued.
“I wish to reassure you that the Governors of Worsley Mesnes Faculty are working with the native authority and college to make sure that our youngsters, employees and fogeys will obtain the mandatory assist within the coming weeks,” the assertion, signed by Chair of Governors Alison Halliwell, continued. “Additional data/updates can be issued as and when they’re out there.”
British Swimming have been deeply saddened to listen to of the demise of Olympian Helen Good (née Helen Don-Duncan)
Tributes have are available in from Helen’s buddies and teammates from throughout the swimming group 💙https://t.co/ZrbLg5UkHv
— British Swimming (@britishswimming) August 15, 2023
Previous to turning into a instructor, Good was a member of Nice Britain‘s nationwide swimming staff within the late ’90s. In 1998, she received a bronze medal on the Commonwealth Video games, earlier than profitable silver medals at each the World and European Championships. She completed in fifteenth place on the 2000 Olympics within the 200m backstroke.
“I keep in mind solely final week she mentioned her objective was to get the college to excellent and that she had the fitting employees to attain this!” Good added. “I hope you all continue learning like champions. Please be taught from this and reside your finest life, no regrets, take numerous images, make recollections and maintain smiling identical to Helen at all times did! Like to you all! X.”