Wheelchair athlete Mark Telford aims to bow out with glory at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games in 2018

Wheelchair athlete Mark Telford aims to bow out with glory at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games in 2018
 

Mark Telford was given a massive confidence boost by winning the wheelchair section of the Great North Run in September – and has set his sights on qualifying for the 2018 Commonwealth Games.
The Carluke athlete was involved in a crash during a bike race when he was 18, which led to a spinal cord injury and life in a wheelchair.
Three years later he took up wheelchair racing and a good run of form saw him become one of the top athletes in the UK, before taking a break from the sport.
A hand injury earlier this year threatened to cut short his career, but Mark (37) fought back and took the... read more

 
1 October 2016 in Sport, Views: 39
Source: Daily Record
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