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Roy Turnham

Paralympic Blind Footballer

  • About Roy
    GB Paralympic Footballer Roy Turnham was originally an 800m runner in the UK Athletics development squad. Roy always loved football and began to play competitively with Everton in the National Blind League in 2008. Roy made his Paralympic debut at London 2012 and was part of the Football 5-a-side team that finished in 7th place.
  • Did you know?
    Roy has a sister who is also a successful athlete - a Para-cyclist and they both competed at the London 2012 Paralympic Games
  • What next?
    Show this video to the children at least 2 weeks before your visit to introduce the event.

“I thought Roy’s assembly was amazing. The message was pitched just right and the children took an awful lot away with them. Very inspiring.”