Andrew Osborne Holds First Screening Event Following his Row Across the Atlantic Ocean.

A dad who rowed the Atlantic has paid for 200 young people to have their hearts screened for health problems – and many more will soon benefit.

Andrew Osborne from Rutland spent two and a half months completing the challenge earlier this year following the sudden death of his 25-year-old daughter, Amy, in 2018.

A free heart screening on Saturday, July 22, and Sunday, July 23, saw people aged 14 to 35 tested.

Dr Steven Cox, chief executive of Cry, said: “The impact of the money raised by Andrew’s fundraising cannot be underestimated and there is little doubt that lives will be saved through CRY’s ability to screen so many more young people.”

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