Helen Smart, a former Olympic athlete who competed in 2000, has died. She was 43 years old at the time.
The former swimmer represented Great Britain in the Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia, in 2000.
Helen Don-Duncan, her now-maiden name, was her given name at the time.
Worsley Mesnes Community Primary School in Wigan, England, where Smart was the head teacher until her untimely demise, verified her death.
"It is with great sadness and regret that I have to announce the sudden death of our beloved Headteacher, Mrs Helen Smart,"
"Our heartfelt condolences are extended to Helen's family during this difficult time."
"I know this news will come as a shock and cause great sadness in our community," Halliwell stated in his speech.
"I want to reassure you that the Governors of Worsley Mesnes School are working with the local authority and the school to ensure that our children, staff,