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Peter Norfolk OBE

Former Paralympian Athlete

Peter Norfolk OBE

Affectionately known as the Quadfather, Peter made history at the 2004 Athens Paralympic Games when he won Britain’s first ever medals in Wheelchair Tennis – a gold in the Quad Singles and a silver in Quad Doubles, partnered by Mark Eccleston.

Peter secured two medals at the 2008 Beijing Paralympic Games, winning the Quad Singles event in addition to securing the bronze medal in the Quad Doubles event  partnered by Jamie Burdekin.

On his third Games appearance at London 2012, Peter was selected to be the flag-bearer at the Opening Ceremony by his team-mates and had the honour of leading Paralympics GB into the stadium. 

Peter is also a partner in his own company, Equipment for the Physically Challenged, a specialist mobility company.