"The Quadfather" carries the Team GB flag

Peter Norfolk OBE Credit: PA

Hampshire's Peter Norfolk, who's known as "The Quadfather" is carrying the flag for Team GB in the Paralympic opening ceremony.

Peter lives in Alton. He 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, where he played alongside Mark Eccleston.

In 1979, Peter had a motorcycle accident which left him with a spinal cord injury.

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