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Lewis Clow

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Classification
T37

Further personal information

Residence
Pitmedden, SCO
Occupation
Student
Languages
English
Higher education
Computing - Aberdeen College: Scotland

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began the sport seriously in 2013 in Glasgow, Scotland.
Why this sport?
His natural ability was noticed at a talent identification event in 2013 in Glasgow, Scotland.
Club / Team
Aberdeen Amateur Athletics Club: Scotland
Name of coach
Trevor Madigan [club]; Paula Dunn [national], GBR

International debut

Year
2014
Competing for
Great Britain
Tournament
Grand Prix
Location
Dubai

General interest

Hobbies
Table tennis, kayaking, cycling. (jollofninja.weebly.com, 24 Apr 2014)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Don't let your disability stand in your way, both in sports and in general." (jollofninja.weebly.com, 24 Apr 2014)
Awards and honours
He was Scotland's flag bearer at the opening ceremony of the 2015 Cerebral Palsy World Games in Nottingham, England. (aberdeenaac.co.uk, 05 Aug 2015)

He received the 2015 Disability Sport Award from the Aberdeenshire Sports Council in Scotland. (aberdeenshire.gov.uk, 01 Mar 2015)

He was presented with the 2014 Novice Sprinter of the Year Award by the Aberdeen Amateur Athletics Club. (talentbacker.com, 24 Jul 2015)

He was named the Student of the Year at the 2014 Sport Aberdeen Awards. (scottishdisabilitysport.com, 02 Oct 2014)
Other sports
He played football for Scotland's national cerebral palsy team for eight years. (jollofninja.weebly.com, 24 Apr 2014)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, and the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, QLD, Australia. (aberdeenshire.gov.uk, 01 Mar 2015)
Impairment
He has cerebral palsy. The condition affects the right side of his body. (jollofninja.weebly.com, 24 Apr 2014)
Other information
LEADER
He captained the Scotland team at the 2015 Cerebral Palsy World Games in Nottingham, England. (aberdeenaac.co.uk, 05 Aug 2015)