Thailand cave rescue

Hero Thai cave diver honoured by university

A diver who helped rescue 12 boys and their football coach from flooded caves in northern Thailand has been honoured for his actions.

MR MALLINSON RECEIVING AWARD
UNIVERSITY OF HUDDERSFIELD

Jason Mallinson, from Huddersfield, received an honorary doctorate from his home-town university following the rescue operation in July 2018.

He was award the doctorate from the University of Huddersfield's School of Human and Health Sciences.

Mr Mallinson brought four of the boys to safety.

MR MALLINSON RECEIVING AWARD
UNIVERSITY OF HUDDERSFIELD
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