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14 Mar 2016

Peter Harrison Centre helps ex-marine in ambition to compete in Rio 2016 Paralympics

Joe Townsend, who was injured serving as a marine in Afghanistan, is setting his sights on competing in the triathlon at the Rio 2016 Paralympics.

Watch this ITV news story about his journey to compete in Rio and how he is being supported in his training by the Peter Harrison Centre for Disability Sport, based in the School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences at Loughborough University.

For more information about the Peter Harrison Centre, click here.