Paralympics Day 1 Preview: Lee Pearson

Lee Pearson (centre) and members of Great Britain's Paralympic Team make their way out during last night's Opening Ceremony
Lee Pearson (centre) and members of Great Britain's Paralympic Team make their way out during last night's Opening Ceremony Photo: PA

Name: Lee Pearson

Event: Equestrian Mixed Team Test - Grade Ib

Born: Cheddleton, Staffordshire

Trains: Cheddleton, Staffordshire

One of Team GB’s most high profile athletes. He has won every event at every Paralympics he has ever entered. That makes him a nine times paralympic gold medalist. This is the first of 3 events for Lee in London 2012. The Equestrian mixed team 1b finals get underway at 14:00.**