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Paralympian Athlete Profiles

A look at some of the athletes participating in Athens and why they are Paralympians.

These are people who have overcome their disability and have gone on to represent their country at the highest level of disability and wheelchair sport.

Jayant Mistry - Wheelchair Tennis - Great Britain
Holger Nikelis - Table Tennis - Germany
George Taamaru - Powerlifting - New Zealand
Sonja Peters - Wheelchair Tennis - Netherlands
Curtis Palmer - Wheelchair Rugby - New Zealand
Marlon Shirley - Track and Field - USA



Sport Focus

Sport : Fencing

2 fencers en guarde. Sketch by unknown artist. Win or lose wheelchair fencers in Athens are getting the
electric chair...a look at the rules of this ancient sport.
Medals Table
Final Rankings
About the Wheelchair designs
Image of racing, tennis and basketball wheelchairs. Click to find out more.

Athlete Profile

Athlete : Jayant Mistry
Event : Wheelchair Tennis

Great Britain's Nº1 and World's Top 10 wheelchair tennis player. 37 years old, full time athlete. Why Jayant is a serious medal contender

Jayant Mistry GB Tennis Player Head Shot
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