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Para Sport

Aled Davies wins his third consecutive Paralympic gold for shot put

Huge congratulations to Get Kids Going! Patron and Ambassador, Aled Davies who won his third successive individual Paralympic gold. Aled was supported by Get Kids Going! when he was younger which helped to kick start his amazing sporting career. 30-year-old Aled successfully defended his shot put F42 title from Rio 2016 with a 15.33m throw…[Read More]

Former Get Kids Going! supported athlete Jordanne Whiley makes British Wheelchair Tennis history in Paralympics

Former Get Kids Going! supported athlete Jordanne Whiley made history at the Tokyo Paralympics to become the first British wheelchair tennis player to win a women’s singles medal at a Paralympic Games. Get Kids Going! gave Jordanne one of her first tennis wheelchairs and naturally we were delighted with her historic win. “It’s such an…[Read More]

All the best to Get Kids Going! supported athlete Dermot Bailey

Although Get Kids Going! supported athlete did not make the finals in his first Paralympics, we are so proud of his performance in Tokyo and his positive attitude to Spain’s Daniel Caverzaschi who he played against. Dermot Bailey bowed out of the men’s singles 6-2, 6-0 against Spain’s Caverzaschi. Just after the match Dermot said…[Read More]

Best of luck to Get Kids Going! supported athlete Fabienne Andre for her first Paralympic games

We would like to wish Fabienne Andre the best of luck in her next race for the Paralympics. This is Fabienne’s first Paralympic Games. She took up wheelchair racing after Para swimming which she started at the age of 14. She began training as a wheelchair racer in 2018 and started competing in July 2019.…[Read More]

Get Kids Going! Ambassador Ali Jawad has “won medal in life” by competing in Tokyo Paralympics

Get Kids Going! Ambassador, powerlifter, Ali Jawad says he’s ‘won a medal in life’ by competing in Tokyo Games as he finished sixth in -59kg category despite his battle with Crohn’s Disease. He said: “A big 6th place today at Paralympics I’m so proud of myself for just getting here and getting 2 out of 3…[Read More]

Visit this page to hear all about our Paralympic athletes in Tokyo

We are really looking forward to an exciting two weeks at the Paralympic games in Tokyo. Thank you for all your support which has helped the following athletes compete this year and also the support you gave to athletes in past games. Athletics David Weir – President – – Fabienne Andre – supported athlete –  Aled…[Read More]