London 2012

David Anthony

David Anthony

David enjoys Wheelchair Rugby because it’s a hard-hitting, fast and exciting sport. He made his Paralympic debut in front of a home crowd at London 2012.

  • Events:
    Wheelchair Rugby
  • Home Town:
    Neath, Glamorgan
  • Lives:
    Neath, Glamorgan
  • Trains:
    Cardiff Pirates
  • Date Of Birth:
    18/12/1989
  • Games Attended:
    London 12

David began training with the Cardiff Pirates in 2006 and made his debut for the British team in 2008, competing at the Maximus Tournament, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, where the team won gold.

“The energy and confidence we will get from the home crowd will really spur us on.”David Anthony


David describes team-mate Ross Morrison as one of the athletes that he most admires, as an experienced player that is both supportive and inspirational.

David is classified as a 2.5 point player and he plays with the Cardiff Pirates.

Major Results

  • 2012 London Paralympic Games
  • 5th
  • 2011 European Championships, Notwill, Switzerland
  • silver
  • 2010 World Championships, Vancouver, Canada
  • 6th
  • 2009 European Championships, Hillerod, Denmark
  • 4th



 

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