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Wallington's David Weir wins four golds ~ among GB's greatest ever Paralympic athletes

PUBLISHED: 13:21 11 September 2012 | UPDATED: 21:50 20 February 2013

Wallington's David Weir wins four golds ~ among GB's greatest ever Paralympic athletes

Wallington's David Weir wins four golds ~ among GB's greatest ever Paralympic athletes

When Surrey Life spoke to David Weir in the build-up to the Paralympic Games, he told us he'd be happy with one gold medal on his home track

Photo: Mark Davidson


When Surrey Life spoke to David Weir in the build-up to the Paralympic Games, he told us hed be happy with one gold medal on his home track.


A little training in Richmond Park and a few months later, the Weirwolf, as many have taken to calling him, crossed the line to take his fourth gold medal.


It was a truly superhuman effort from the Wallington star, which has lifted him firmly to the top table in the British sporting world, and cemented the most memorable Paralympic Games to date.


At the 2008 Games, the 33-year-old was Great Britains only gold medallist on the track, but in London many more got a taste for the top.


With thoughts now turning to the legacy of this Games, David is also vice president of the charity www.getkidsgoing.com who support our Paralympic stars of the future.

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