Conor Rooney

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Classification
T54

Further personal information

Languages
English

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2012 after his talent was spotted by British wheelchair racer Rochelle Woods
Why this sport?
"Wheelchair racing makes me fit and it has changed my life, giving me confidence and helping me make friends."
Club / Team
Knowsley Harriers Athletic Club: England

General interest

Hobbies
Supporting English football club Everton. (alltogethernow.org.uk, 20 Jul 2015)
Hero / Idol
British wheelchair racers Rochelle Woods and David Weir. (educatemagazine.com, 07 Sep 2015)
Awards and honours
In 2015 he was named Young Sports Person of the Year by Knowsley Council in England. (knowsley.gov.uk, 12 Oct 2015)
Ambitions
To compete at the Paralympic Games. (educatemagazine.com, 07 Sep 2015)