Sam Ruddock competed as a sprinter at London 2012 but decided to switch to shot put after the Games.
In 2015 he finished in fifth place at the IPC World Athletics Championships in Doha and followed that with a silver medal at the European Championships in Grosseto a year later.
Ruddock competed for ParalympicsGB at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games where he finished sixth in the F35 shout put and a year later he finished seventh in the same event at the World Championships in London.
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