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Mathew Cooper

About Mathew

"I am a first year currently studying History as well as aspiring to one day compete in the Paralympics in my sport which is Para Athletics (Wheelchair Racing). I am from Southampton and love listening to music especially during training. I have been racing just under 4 years."

Sporting highlights

  • Training alongside 5x Paralympic Medalist David Weir and his coach Jenny Archer for 3 years
  • A Bronze medal is the 100m at the CP World games (Barcelona 2018)
  • A Silver and 2 x Bronze at first international for GB at the World Junior Para Athletics Championships (Switzerland 2019)
  • Carrying the London 2012 Olympic Torch

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