Name: Richard Whitehead
Medal Silver
Sport Para-Athletics
Event 100m T42
Venue Olympic Stadium
Medal Gold
Sport Para-Athletics
Event 200m T42
Venue Olympic Stadium
Years on Programme: 5 years 5 months
Did You Know?: Richard completed a charity expedition, which saw him run 40 marathons in 40 days, and in doing so, became the first double leg amputee to run the length of the country. He is one of few Paralympic athletes to have competed in both the Summer and Winter Games.
Funding Partners
  • DCMS
  • TNL partners
Official Partners
  • BAES logo
  • BUPA
  • IHG logo
Strategic Partners
  • British Olympic Association
  • Paralympics GB
  • Sport England
  • Sport Northern Ireland
  • Sport Wales
  • Sport Scotland