Preparation for Rio 2016

Continuing with preparations for Rio 2016 Proactive Prosthetics are proud to support 3 paralympic athletes; Stef Reid, Sophie Kamlish and Charlie Lewis.

The Rio 2016 Paralympic Games will be held from 7-18 September 2016.

The Brazilian city, with its stunning landmarks, will provide a perfect backdrop for the pinnacle of each para-athlete’s career: the Paralympic Games. Around 4,350 athletes from more than 160 countries will travel to Rio to compete in 526 medal events in 22 different sports. Canoe and triathlon will be included in the Games for the first time in Rio and each sport will stage six medal events – evenly split between male and female athletes – whilst the existing 20 summer sports will feature no less medal events than in London.

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 Stef, the current world record holder and paralympic silver medalist (London 2012) in the women’s F44 long jump, is preparing to compete in her 3rd paralympics in Rio 2016. Sophie made her debut at the 2012 paralympics in the women’s F44 200m sprint at the age of just 16 when she reached the final She has gone from strength to strength and has her sights set on Rio 2016.Charlie is preparing for selection to represent GB in the paralympic triathlon event in Rio 2016.