Freetown, SIERRA LEONE – George Wyndham, a prominent Sierra Leone para table tennis star, expresses concerns about the future of disability sports representation in Sierra Leone. Representing the nation at three editions of the Paralympic Games, Wyndham’s worry is focused on who will follow in his footsteps.
The 30-year-old athlete, frustrated by past disappointments, considered quitting the sport. However, witnessing the challenges faced by people with disabilities in Sierra Leone motivates him to inspire and find the next generation of disabled athletes. Wyndham is actively working towards establishing a disabled desk at the National Sport Authority to engage more disabled sportspeople.
“My biggest worry is who will be next after me,” Wyndham says, highlighting his dedication to ensuring a legacy for para table tennis and wheelchair athletics in Sierra Leone. BT/20/11/2023