Paralympics Day 8 Preview: Dan Greaves

Greaves has won three medals in the last three Paralympics Credit: PA

Date of birth:

4 October 1982


F44 Discus


Leicester (lives in Loughborough)

Paralympics history:

2008 Beijing Paralympic GamesF44 Discus: bronze2004 Athens Paralympic GamesF44/46 Discus: gold2000 Sydney Paralympic GamesF44 Discus: silver

One of the most experienced and decorated athletes at the Paralympics, Greaves will be looking for his second gold today. His highlight so far has been gold at Athens 2004 when he threw a world record on the way to a convincing win. Greaves is in excellent recent recent form putting in a gold medal-winning performance in the F44 Discus at the 2011 IPC Athletics World Championships in Christchurch, New Zealand where he set a World Record. Greaves has talipes feet (commonly known as club foot).