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
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