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Harlow’s Richard Chiassaro selected for Tokyo Paralympics

Athletics / Wed 21st Jul 2021 at 01:13pm

HARLOW Paralympian Richard Chiassaro is one of thirty-two athletes added to the ParalympicsGB athletics team for the Paralympic Games in Tokyo next month, joining the 12 athletes who were selected as part of the first wave team announcement in June.

This will be Richard’s second Paralympics. He told his Facebook followers: “I will wear the shirt with pride and will give it my all.”

Past Paralympic champions Libby Clegg and guide runner Chris Clarke, Kadeena Cox, Dan Greaves, Jonnie Peacock and David Weir all join the strong squad heading out to Japan to compete in the athletics programme between the 27 August and 5 September 2021.

Jonnie Peacock won gold in London and Rio so is on for a hattrick of Paralympic titles in Tokyo and will be representing the British team in the T64 100m for the first time since winning gold at the World Para Athletics Championships in London 2017.

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1 Comment for Harlow’s Richard Chiassaro selected for Tokyo Paralympics:

Michael Davis
2021-07-21 17:49:11

Good Luck Richard and all the Paralympics heading to Tokyo.

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