Swimmer to get married

ROMANTIC Belper swimmer Ross Davenport has proposed to his long-term girlfriend in Paris.

The Olympian got down on one knee at sunset near the Eiffel Tower to ask Claire Whitfield to be his wife.

Ross, who hopes to compete for Great Britain at next year’s London Olympics, was overjoyed when she said “yes”.

The couple are hoping to tie the knot at the end of next year.