A number of Britain’s finest para-athletes will compete at the annual Daniela Jutzeler Memorial and Swiss Nationals in Nottwil for the IPC Grand Prix in Switzerland (26-29 May).
The UK’s National Lottery funded athletes have delivered more than 17,000 volunteering appearances in schools and communities since 2012 alongside training for the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games and beyond, UK Sport has revealed.
Rio qualification is on the line for Great Britain’s paratriathletes this Friday at the ETU European Championships in Lisbon. With additional ranking points on offer, athletes need to move up to the top seven in the world to secure a slot for ParalympicsGB in Rio.
Great Britain Cycling Team’s Lora Turnham and Corinne Hall won their second world cup silver medals of the weekend on the closing day of the UCI Para-cycling Road World Cup in Belgium.
Jamie Burdekin and Andy Lapthorne enjoyed the ideal warm up for next week’s BNP Paribas World Team Cup in Tokyo when wining the quad doubles title on Saturday at the Japan Open in Iizuka, Fukuoka.
Eight current world champions are among the 49 strong British Athletics team set to compete at the IPC Athletics European Championships in Grosseto, Italy on 10-16 June.
An 11-strong British Paracanoe team is in Duisburg, this week to contest the seventh ICF World Championships (17-19 May) and this is the second time that the championships will be contested on Germany’s famous stretch of water, the last time being in 2013.
Geraint Richards, the Tennis Foundation’s Head of Disability Player Performance, today announced his players selected to represent Great Britain in the BNP Paribas World Team Cup in Tokyo, Japan from 23 - 28 May 2016.
Meet the 31 swimmers who will compete for ParalympicsGB at Rio 2016, including Ollie Hynd who recently returned with three gold medals from the IPC Swimming European Championships to ensure he is one of the few athletes in history to hold Paralympic, World, European and Commonwealth titles at the same time.
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