Fans of Paralympic sport will have the chance to meet their Paralympic heroes at National Paralympic Day 2015 as superstars Sophie Christiansen, Natasha Baker, Ali Jawad confirmed today that they will be among the athletes at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park on Sunday July 26.
Paralympic Champions Ellie Simmonds, Ollie Hynd and Jessica-Jane Applegate are leading an all star line up of swimmers set to impress and excite the crowds as part of celebrations for National Paralympic Day on Sunday July 26.
Tickets for the Sainsbury’s 2015 School Games – a major multi-sport competition for the UK’s best young athletes - are now on general sale with an early bird discount available.
British Cycling has named the Great Britain Cycling Team for the Para-Cycling Road World Championships, in Nottwil, Switzerland on 29 July – 2 August.
Current IPC Powerlifting World Champion Ali Jawad retained his British title last weekend at the British Para-Powerlifting Championships held at the Ricoh Arena, Coventry.
A young GB squad has won eight medals at the Romania Open in Cluj Napoca including two gold medals for David Wetherill, a first gold medal for 21 year old Martin Perry and first international medals for 20 year old Lucie Bouron and 22 year old Lee Wilkinson on his international debut.
England ended their 2015 Cerebral Palsy World Championships on a high as they beat Ireland 2-0 to secure their best-ever tournament finish.
Over 5,000 teachers and support staff have now been trained through the Sainsbury’s Inclusive PE, part of the Active Kids for All scheme. To celebrate the outstanding milestone, programme partners joined in a training session at Westcroft School in Wolverhampton, one of hundreds held across the country since the programme began.
Paralympic medallists Sophie Wells, Will Bayley and Ben Quilter have called on the British public to show their support for the Paralympics by joining celebrations for National Paralympic Day in Nottingham, Brighton and Plymouth on Saturday July 25.