Mitcham seeks next generation of Paralympians

Children from William Morris primary school playing goalball

Children from William Morris primary school playing goalball

Taylor Lee (9) from William Morris primary school, playing goalball.

Joshua Pettingell (9), from Bond primary school, on the trampoline

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Goalball, trampolining and wheelchair basketball were among the sporting highlights designed to attract the next generation of young paralympians.

A disability taster day was held at Canons leisure centre, in Madeira Road, Mitcham, on Friday, September 7, where competitors aged between five and 16 could try a range of inclusive sports.

There was also a talk from Tony McNab, an Olympics coach and historian, as the Paralympic Games came to a close last Sunday (September 9).

 


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