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'Humiliating' Corrie's Colson Smith never learnt to swim due to cruel 'fat kid' bullying

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Coronation Street's favourite copper, Colson Smith - who plays Craig Tinker on the soap - had previously been too afraid to learn swimming skills, due to self-consciousness about his weight.

However his participation in new ITV show The Games saw him overcome his inhibitions and start swimming like a pro.The 23-year-old, who felt cripplingly conscious of his weight as a child, leading him to refuse to be shirtless, spoke out this week on his struggles."When I took on The Games I couldn’t swim," he explained."As a kid I never wanted to be in a swimming pool.

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