Richard Powell (athlete)
|Birth name||Richard Powell|
After a motorcycle accident on June 30, 1989, at the age of 18, he became paralysed from the chest down. He took up sports when he spent a year at the Rookwood Hospital in Cardiff, as the spinal unit had a sports club.
He has taken part in the 1994 Commonwealth Games, and the 1998 IPC World Championships.
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