Who is the Paralympic table tennis player?

William John Bayley MBE (born 17 January 1988) is a British professional Paralympic table tennis player, ranked world number 1. He is the 2016 Summer Paralympics Games gold medallist and the 2014 World Champion….Will Bayley.

Will Bayley MBE
Born 17 January 1988 Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England

What is Kelly Van Zon disability?

Due to a functional disability of her left hip and leg she competes in Class 7 competitions. Besides competing at a top level in table tennis, she studies Marketing and Communication at Johan Cruijff College in Nijmegen, which allows her to successfully combine sport and studies.

Who is the most decorated British Paralympian?

Sarah Storey’s
Bio. Sarah Storey’s seventeen Paralympic gold medals make her the most successful British Paralympian of all time eclipsing the previous record of 16 held by swimmer Mike Kenny. She has won an incredible 28 Paralympic medals at eight games.

What school did Richard Whitehead go to?

Colonel Frank Seely School
Richard was a pupil at Colonel Frank Seely School from 1987 – 1992, during which time he was a member of Clumber House, which, like Whitehead House, was also represented by the colour red.

Who is the best Paralympic table tennis player?

Ma Lin has only his left arm after his right arm was amputated when he was five following a terrible accident at a zoo involving a bear. He started playing table tennis competitively about 10 years later and within three years of that, had become the gold medallist in singles and teams at the World Para Championships.

Why is Dylan Alcott in quad tennis?

Alcott was originally an open division player as a junior. Later he had an accident, where he fell out of his chair and damaged his hand, leading him to be reclassified into the quad division when he returned to tennis in 2013/14.

What is Ollie Hynd disability?

Hynd has the degenerative muscular condition neuromuscular myopathy, and had been competing in the S8 class since his international debut in 2011. He won gold on his Paralympic debut in London and enjoyed two more victories at Rio 2016; he has also claimed European, World and Commonwealth titles.

Why was Muhammad Ziyad Zolkefli late?

The Paralympics made clear this week that the event has no tolerance for a lack of punctuality. Malaysian shot putter Muhammad Ziyad Zolkefli appeared to have won gold in the shot put in the F20 class. But after the victory on Tuesday, he was disqualified because he had shown up late for the competition.

What is Dame Sarah Storey disability?

Storey was born Sarah Bailey in Manchester without a functioning left hand after her arm became entangled in the umbilical cord in the womb and the hand did not develop as normal. As a schoolgirl, she was subjected to bullying by her school mates and also faced eating disorder issues at school.

Who is the best Paralympian of all time?

swimmer Trischa Zorn
The American swimmer Trischa Zorn is counted as the greatest Paralympian of all time. Zorn participated in the Paralympic Games from 1980 to 2004 in the S12, SB12, and SM12 disability categories. She has won over 55 medals, including 41 gold, 9 silver, and 5 bronze.