Our Olympians

See also our Youth Olympian below.

Unless otherwise shown, our athletes represented Great Britain & Northern Ireland.

2016 Rio de Janeiro

Paralympics

Kare Adenegan 100m T34
400m T34
800m T34
Silver Medal
Bronze Medal
Bronze Medal
Mel Nicholls 800m T34 5th
Ben Rowlings 100m T34
800m T34
H2 5th
H2 5th
Kylie Grimes Club Throw F51 4th
Lauren Rowles Rowing - TA mixed double sculls Gold Medal
Charlotte Moore Wheelchair Basketball GBR team 4th

2012 London

Brendan Boyce * 50km Walk 29th
* Irish International - see profile

Paralympics

Mel Nicholls 100m T34
200m T34
Round 1
7th

2008 Beijing

Marlon Devonish 200m
4 x 100m relay
Semi-finals
R1 - GBR team DQ

2004 Athens

Marlon Devonish 4 x 100m relay Gold Medallist

2000 Sydney

Marlon Devonish 200m
4 x 100m relay
5th
R1 - GBR team DQ
Andy Hart 800m Heat 2
Joanne Wise* Long Jump 7th G2 qual
* Jo missed a place in the final by one position. Marian Jones, who later admitted using
performance enhancing drugs, did make the final

1992 Barcelona

Dave Long Marathon 39th
Maxine Newman 1500m First round
Lorraine Baker 800m Semi-finals

1988 Seoul

Dave Long * Marathon 21st
* At this time Dave was a member of the Massey Ferguson RC

Paralympics

Richard Moreton 200m C7
4x100m relay C7-8
Semi-finalist
Finalist

1984 Los Angeles

David Moorcroft 5000m Finalist
Lorraine Baker 800m 5th

1980 Moscow

David Moorcroft 5000m Semi-finals
Ian Richards 50km Walk 11th

1976 Montreal

David Moorcroft 1500m 7th

1972 Munich

Colin Kirkham Marathon 21st
Sheila Carey (née Taylor) 1500m 5th

1968 Mexico

Bill Adcocks Marathon 5th
Dick Taylor 5000m  
Sheila Taylor 800m 4th

1964 Tokyo

Basil Heatley Marathon Silver Medallist
Brian Kilby Marathon 4th
John Edgington 20km Walk 8th

1960 Rome

Brian Kilby Marathon 29th

1952 Helsinki

Joe West* Marathon 49th
* Irish International

1948 London

Frank (Paddy) Mulvihill* Marathon 26th
* Irish International

1928 Amsterdam

Stan Ashby 1500m 16th


Our Youth Olympian

2014 Nanjing

Sian Rainsley * Triathlon Relay Silver Medallist
* competing in European 3 team