Road to Rio - Paralympic Games 2016
Join David Weir at the Paralympics!
Time is ticking down to the Rio 2016 Paralympics, and David will be representing Great Britain in 5 events across the competition. Keep up to date with David in Brazil by following his brand new blog.
ABOUT DAVID WEIR CBE
Multi-medallist Paralympic athlete
David Weir, CBE Quadruple Paralympic Champion has an outstanding record on the track. London 2012 was a fantastic year, winning Gold Medals in the 800m, 1500m, 5000m and the Marathon. In 2014, there was more success on the track when David won Gold in the 1500m at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.
Christened ‘The Weirwolf of London’ by athletes and fans alike, David’s victories have raised the decibels of appreciation to new levels.
He has been coached by Jenny Archer, MBE since 2002 and they train at Kingston Athletics Track and Richmond Park. David also uses the sport science facilities at St Mary’s Centre for Health, Applied Sport and Exercise Science (CHASES), working with Physiologist Richard Burden and Strength and Conditioning Coach Nick Cooper, several times a week.