London 2012

Georgina Bullen

Georgina was identified by coaches at a ParalympicsGB Paralympic Potential Day in Birmingham in 2008 and she was subsequently invited to join the Great Britain women’s Goalball team in February 2009.

Read more

Joe Dodson

Joe was first introduced to Goalball in 1996 during a PE lesson at school, which encouraged him to join a local team in Leicester. He enjoyed the team aspect of the sport and took to it quickly, with his team coming 2nd in the first tournament it entered.

Read more

Simon Goodall

Simon, originally from Sutton-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire, picked up the sport at boarding school in Coventry as a teenager and played Goalball at a recreational level.

Read more

Niall Graham

Niall is one of the newer members of the British men’s Goalball team, after he was invited along to a taster session and fell in love with the sport.

Read more

Adam Knott

Adam has devoted his life so far to sport and music, but playing Goalball in London will be the pinnacle of his career.

Read more

David Knott

David was inspired to start playing Goalball by his brother and fellow team-mate Adam, when he first joined in with shooting practice.

Read more

Jessica Luke

Jessica first started playing Goalball when she was 11 years old and began playing regularly three years later, when she first represented Great Britain on the court.

Read more

Amy Ottaway

Amy made her Paralympic debut at London 2012.

Read more

Anna Sharkey

Anna has a family connection to Goalball, as her older brother Michael Sharkey also represents Great Britain in the sport.

Read more

Michael Sharkey

Michael was introduced to Goalball in October 2001 and started competing just a month later.

Read more

Back to top