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WORRELL Wesley
Sport Para athletics
NPC Barbados   
GenderMen
Age62
Place of BirthBridgetown, BAR
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T54
Further Personal Information
Family
Wife Maureen, children Kizzie Hoyte, Akeisha Lynch and Kamaria Worrell.
Languages
English
General Interest
Nicknames
Wes. (IPC, 2 Oct 2009)
Hobbies
Football, cricket, basketball and archery. (IPC, 2 Oct 2009)
Memorable sporting achievement
Placing second in the masters category in the London marathon. (IPC, 2 Oct 2009)
Most influential person in career
Canadian wheelchair athlete Chantal Petitclerc. (IPC, 2 Oct 2009)
Hero / Idol
Cricket legend Sir Garfield Sobers and football legend Pele. (IPC, 2 Oct 2009)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"To do the best I can and see myself excel in the Paralympic sport so I could pass it on to the younger generation." (IPC, 2 Oct 2009)
Awards and honours
In 2006 he received the MESA Award for outstanding contribution to the Paralympic Games. (IPC, 2 Oct 2009)

He was presented with the Key to the City of Loja for outstanding participation. (IPC, 2 Oct 2009)
Ambitions
To see more disabled athletes in Barbados taking part in Paralympic sports. (IPC, 2 Oct 2009)
Other information
PARALYMPIC ASSOCIATION
He is president of the Barbados Paralympic Association and was one of its founding members. His wife Maureen is the secretary. (IPC, 2 Oct 2009; thisiskent.co.uk, 30 Apr 2009)

Competition Highlights (historical)
There are no major results available for this athlete.