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Weir given Freedom of City

Paralympian David Weir will receive the Freedom of the City of London today as the City of London Corporations charity, City Bridge Trust, launches a new grants programme to widen sports opportunities for disabled people

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David Weir wants more disabled people to take up sport

Paralympian David Weir has been granted the Freedom of the City of London.

The six-time gold medallist, who is from Wallington in Surrey, received the award at the Guildhall, where he also met some young disabled people and played a game of Boccia with them.

David is backing a new scheme to encourage more disabled people to take up sport.

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