Tokyo Paralympics 6 Brits to enjoy: Lee Pearson using into sixth Video games looking far more gold


s the Tokyo Paralympics get underway, we’re highlighting six ParalympicsGB stars from throughout six different sporting activities who could glow in excess of the subsequent couple of months. Up coming up, it’s equastrian good Lee Pearson.

Pearson is one particular of Britain’s best at any time Paralympians, acquiring won 11 gold medals throughout the program of his vocation, which includes a amazing operate of dominance involving Sydney 2000 and Beijing 2008, in which he gained person, freestyle and workforce dressage titles at 3 successive Game titles.

Now 47, Pearson is heading to his sixth Games and owning regained the unique title he surrendered in London in Rio, will be hoping to add to his unbelievable haul.

Pearson, who carried the British flag at the ceremony in Rio, was neglected for the staff event as GB received gold at individuals Video games, but is back in the quartet this time, joining defending champions Natasha Baker and Sophie Wells, as well as Georgia Wilson, who is building her Paralympic debut as a late substitution for Sophie Christiansen soon after she was pressured to withdraw earlier this month thanks to a veterinary difficulty with her horse.

Paralympics document

  • Gold: 11
  • Silver: 2
  • Bronze: 1

Tokyo 2020 gatherings agenda

  • Individual (August 27)
  • Team (August 28/29)
  • Freestyle (August 30)