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Allianz: ParalympicsGB

Category: Paralympic, Disability and Neurodiversity, Allianz Insurance

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At Allianz, we’re proud to sponsor ParalympicsGB. The British Paralympic Association has a vision to inspire a better world for disabled people through sport and we’re excited to be supporting them in that ambition.

We've teamed up with a number of athletes from ParalympicGB to explore the moment they dared to believe they could become a Paralympian.


Ali Jawad, Powerlifter

Ali Jawad, who was born without legs, has triumphed in the face of adversity. Meet the man behind the muscle on his journey to Rio. 

Georgie Hermitage, Athletics

“When you dare to think about putting yourself on the line, it’s really challenging". As she watched the success of ParalympicsGB during London 2012, Georgie Hermitage found the courage to dare To believe in her own dreams of victory.

Lauren Steadman, Para-Triathlon

Having made the courageous decision to change her sport, Lauren Steadman will represent ParalympicsGB in the para-triathlon. Here's her story in her own words.

Jordanne Whiley, Wheelchair Tennis

“I’ve won Grand Slams; I’ve beaten the best in the world. I know I can win”. Jordanne Whiley is ready for the world to watch as she goes for gold in Rio! 

Jack Rutter, 7-a-side Football

Jack Rutter was a promising young football player when he was brutally assaulted. Since then, he has rebuilt a career as captain of the ParalympicsGB 7-a-side football team. Watch his inspirational return to the sport he loved. 

Natasha Baker, Equestrian

"My family are my biggest motivators". Natasha Baker looks back at her journey to Rio, and reflects on the people who always supported her dreams. 


Hannah Cockroft, Athletics

"Keep going, keep going, keep going". Having won two gold medals at London 2012, Hannah Cockroft knows what it takes to be a Paralympic Champion. As she begins her campaign in Rio, she will once again dare To believe.





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