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RoadToRio Blog | July 2016 Update NEW

Overwhelming heartfelt thanks to all who have helped get me here following my Rio 2016 selection confirmation.
Come on team! @wetherill89 #RoadToRio

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Ping Pong.

I have been given such a great opportunity to achieve something massive in life - without this, those tough times would be
a lot harder."

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I am currently training full-time in the run up to Rio 2016 with the aim of achieving my ultimate goal of winning a Paralympic gold medal.


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David made his international debut in 2005 and has represented ParalympicsGB in Bejing 2008 and London 2012. In Beijing, he beat the home favourite and former champion in the first round on his way to reaching the last eight and, although his preparation was hampered by a broken arm, his spectacular diving shot against his German opponent in London 2012 became a YouTube sensation. Alongside his many sporting achievements, David also graduated with a degree in Biological Chemistry from the University of Sheffield in 2011.

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