John Cavanagh

John made his Paralympic debut at Sydney 2000 and has competed at every Paralympic  Summer Games since, most recently at Rio 2016 where he ranked 9th.

He describes his finest performance as winning gold in the men’s individual compound (W1) at the 2004 Athens Paralympic Games. He also won silver in the same event at Beijing 2008.

John trains with Maiden Bowmen and Royal Richmond Archery Club.

In addition to his sporting achievements, John was awarded a Masters Degree in Information Technology from Kingston University in 1992. He was also awarded a BSc Hons in Botany from Imperial College in 1977.

Major results

2008 Beijing Paralympic Games
Men’s individual compound (W1)
Silver
2004 Athens Paralympic Games
Men’s individual compound (W1)
Gold
2014 Para-Archery European Championships 2014, Notwill, Switzerland
Men’s individual compound (W1)
Silver

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