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London 2012 Paralympics ~ Surrey athletes in Team GB

PUBLISHED: 19:09 20 August 2012 | UPDATED: 21:45 20 February 2013

London 2012 Paralympics ~ Surrey athletes in Team GB

London 2012 Paralympics ~ Surrey athletes in Team GB

Following an exceptional 2008 Paralympics in Beijing, where Team GB came second in the medal table, Britain's Paralympians have been set a target of 103 medals in the London Games. Here are a few from Surrey to keep an eye out for...

Following an exceptional 2008 Paralympics in Beijing, where Team GB came second in the medal table, Britain's Paralympians have been set a target of 103 medals in the London Games. Here are a few from Surrey to keep an eye out for...


  • Sailor Alexandra Rickham, originally from Kingston, Jamaica, lives in Epsom. Team mate Helena Lucas was born in Redhill.

  • Sussex living hot shot Benjamin Jesson was originally from Redhill, while fellow shootist Mandy Pankhurst was born in Haslemere.

  • Seven-a-side footballer Billy Thompson was born in Croydon, while team mate Martin Sinclair lives in Camberley.

  • David Weir, who featured in Julys Surrey Life magazine, lives in Wallington and was born in Sutton. Other Surrey connected members of the athletics squad include Olivia Breen, who was born in Guildford, and Sophia Warner, who was born in Chertsey.

  • Swimmer Hannah Russell is Chertsey born and bred.

  • Womens wheelchair basketball player Helen Turner lives in Chobham, while Natasha Davies lives in Ashtead.

  • Wheelchair rugby player Kylie Grimes lives in Farnham.

  • Archer Pippa Britton was born in Addlestone.

  • Cyclist Rachel Morris was born in Guildford and lives in Farnham.

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