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LEWIS WHITE POST-PARALYMPIC BLOG: 'My medal swim was the best I've ever done'

LEWIS WHITE POST-PARALYMPIC BLOG: 'My medal swim was the best I've ever done'

Thu, 22 Sep 2016

Derbyshire Institute of Sport (DIS) and ICON bursary swimmer Lewis White won a bronze medal at the recent Paralympics in Rio Brazil. Here, he blogs about the experience, which catapulted him onto the world... Read More »

Registration now OPEN for Derbyshire Sport Coaches' Conference

Registration now OPEN for Derbyshire Sport Coaches' Conference

Mon, 12 Sep 2016

Derbyshire Sport has secured leading sports psychologist professor Damian Hughes, to deliver the keynote speech at the Derbyshire sport Coaches' Conference on Sunday November 13.

A respected author and... Read More »

LEWIS WHITE PARALYMPIC BLOG: Rio is amazing!

LEWIS WHITE PARALYMPIC BLOG: Rio is amazing!

Mon, 12 Sep 2016

Derbyshire Insititute of Sport (DIS) swimmer Lewis White, who has won a bronze medal in the 400m S9 category in Rio, gives his thoughts on the Paralympics so far.

"Rio is incredible. Amazing. The pool is... Read More »

White is first Paralympic medallist to come through DIS programme

White is first Paralympic medallist to come through DIS programme

Sat, 10 Sep 2016

Lewis White became the first member of the Derbyshire Institute of Sport (DIS) programme to win a Paralympic medal after swimming to 400m S9 bronze in Rio.

The 16-year-old from Swadlincote, who collected... Read More »

Last chance to apply for ICON bursary support and nominate for Derby Telegraph Sports Awards

Last chance to apply for ICON bursary support and nominate for Derby Telegraph Sports Awards

Tue, 06 Sep 2016

If you want to follow in the footsteps of Derbyshire sporting stars such as Paralympic swimmer Lewis White and Tour of Britain cyclist James Shaw, Friday (September 9) is the deadline to apply for this... Read More »

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