AoC Sport is delighted to announce that the host of this year’s opening ceremony will be Paralympic gold medallist and former world record holder, Danny Crates.
As a promising rugby player at the age of 21, Danny lost his right arm in a car accident. However, he went on to pursue a career in athletics, winning medals at two Paralympic Games as well as a 11 further gold medals at World and European Championships.
Danny carried the Olympic torch in 2008 and was part of the UK’s commentary team for the London 2012 Paralympics. He is a world renowned motivation speaker and TV presenter and we are so excited to have him hosting our opening ceremony.