CP Sport volunteers & Paralympic torch relay [2]


From Hinckley.

Nomination story:

Lee has run a half marathon for CP Sport and went that extra step for his brain damaged daughter, Millie. Lee ran the BUPA Great North Run in Newcastle and if that was not enough he cycled all the way there and back again from his home in Leicestershire. Lee travelled 414 miles in total and all this is because of his love for his daughter who was born with Cerebral Palsy. Lee raised over £1,000 for CP Sport.


From Bromsgrove.

Nomination story:

Richard is a role model for all people with cerebral palsy and has had an illustrious career in both athletics and football on a world stage.

1997/98 – Played for England CP Football Team on 4 occasions at World Robin Hood Games

1998 – 100m and 200m bronze medals, Paralympic Worlds in Birmingham

1999 – 400m gold medal and all comers record at the Southern Cross Championships in Brisbane

2000 – 100m and 200m bronze medals, Paralympic Games Sydney

2000 – BBC Personality of the Year Team prize

2002 – 100m silver medal and 200m bronze medal, Paralympic Europeans, Holland

2002 – selected for Paralympic Games, Athens, finishing 6th

Achieved a number of gold, silver and bronze medals at the English, German, French, Belgian and Dutch Open Championships

Holds an FA Level 1 Coaching Award.