David Weir targets Tokyo 2020

Athletics Weekly
David Weir targets Tokyo 2020
David Weir targets Tokyo 2020

Six-time Paralympic gold medallist reverses retirement decision as he eyes a sixth Games David Weir is targeting the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games marathon after discovering “a new desire” for racing this year. The six-time Paralympic gold medallist won his seventh title at the Simplyheath Great North Run on Sunday and that followed his eighth Virgin Money London Marathon victory in April. He now works towards marathons in Berlin, New York and Chicago this autumn. “Athletics and representing the British team has always been, and will always be, a passion in my life, and I'm excited to announce that I'm attempting to qualify for the British team in the marathon for the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo,”

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