Brian has sights set on Olympics

A WHEELCHAIR racer has been crowned as a regional sports star and is now gunning for the Olympics.Brian Alldis, 20, is well known in his home town of Bury St Edmunds where he works on the information desk at the town's bus station.

A WHEELCHAIR racer has been crowned as a regional sports star and is now gunning for the Olympics.

Brian Alldis, 20, is well known in his home town of Bury St Edmunds where he works on the information desk at the town's bus station.

His rigorous training schedule is paying dividends and he is confident of challenging for an Olympic spot in the British team.

Mr Alldis won the Nationwide Building Society Disability Sports Person award for the Eastern Region, rounding off a great sporting year.


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He came fifth in the London Marathon, and qualified for the World Championships in Assen, Holland.

He said: “My main achievements have been getting into two semi-finals at the World Championships.”

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Mr Alldis is now getting set to head out to Australia for road races in Canberra and Sydney. He is also training to qualify for the Beijing Olympics and London Olympics.

His new racing chair was paid for by the Get Kids Going charity.

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