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Panathlon is a charity that provides sporting opportunities to over 13,000 disabled young people every year

 Over 800 schools across the country take part in ‘mini Paralympic’ multi-sport competitions for secondary or primary school children, along with dedicated football, boccia and swimming programmes. Panathlon has in the last few years trained thousands of young leaders (2,190 in 2017) aged 14-19, who act as sports officials for Panathlon competitions. If you are new to Panathlon, please take a look at the video (at the bottom of the page) to get a flavour of what we are all about.

13150 Competitors

+3,067 increase on 2015/16

812 Schools

+249 increase on 2015/16

33 Counties

+6 increase on 2015/16

2190 Young Leaders

+600 increase on 2015/16

EVENT NEWS

All the latest results, competition dates and training dates.

FEBRUARY   
Thursday 1stLondonFrenford Clubs East London Multi-Sport Waltham Forest, Redbridge, B&D, Havering
Thursday 1stNationalLondon Aquatics CentreU14 National Swim Finals
Friday 2ndSuffolk WestKing Edward VI, Bury St EdmundsPrimary Multi-Sport
Monday 5thMerseysideGreenbank Sports AcademyGirls Football
Monday 5thSurreyMoor House SchoolSurrey Swimming
Tuesday 6th BirminghamNechells Wellbeing CentreLord's Taveners Pan/PD Boccia
Wednesday 7thLondonCarshalton BoysSutton Primary
Wednesday 7thEast RegionMark Hall Sports CentreLord's Taveners East Boccia Final
Wednesday 7thOxfordshireWhite Horse Leisure CentreMulti-Sport
Wednesday 7thKentMedway parkSwimming
Wednesday 7thYorkshire - NorthEnergise Sports Centre YorkYork and Selby Multi-Sport
Thursday 8thYorkshire - NorthSandylands Sports Centre,SkiptonHarrogate/Craven Multi-Sport
Thursday 8thLondonLangdon AcademyMulti-Sport: Newham, Hackney, Islington and Tower Hamlets
Thursday 8thYorkshire - WestHuddersfield Leisure CentreWest Yorkshire Primary
Friday 9th TBCYorkshire - SouthPonds ForgeSouth Yorkshire u14 Swimming Final
Friday 9th MerseysideGreenbankBoccia
Friday 9thLondonBurnt Oak Leisure CentreNorth London Regional Primary
Tuesday 20th LondonWestway Sports CentreLord's Taveners London Boccia Final
Tuesday 20th LondonWestway Sports CentreAutistic Boccia
Tuesday 20thCentral Herbert Leon AcademyRegional Lord's Taverners Boccia
Tuesday 20thYorkshire - NorthRichmond SchoolHambleton / Richmondshire Multi-Sport
Wednesday 21stYorkshire - NorthScarborough RFUScarborough / Ryedale Multi-Sport
Wednesday 21stLondonErith Leisure Centre, BexleyBexley Schools Primary Panathlon
Wednesday 21stHampshireMountbatten CentreMulti-Sport Hampshire
Wednesday 21stEast RegionMark Hall Sports CentreRegional Multi-Sport Final
Thursday 22ndLondonLinden Lodge, WandsworthPMLD day
Thursday 22ndEssexColumbus School & CollegePost 16 Multi-Sport
Thursday 22ndMerseysideGreenbankPowerchair Day: Power Hockey
Friday 23rdLondonRiverside, HaringeyPMLD Day for Riverside School, Haringey
Friday 23rdSuffolk - SouthCrown Pools IpswichPanathlon & Discovery Swimming Finals
Monday 26thGloucestershireArchway SchoolPrimary
Monday 26thSouth YorkshireConcord Leisure CentreMulti-Sport
Monday 26thNorfolkSportspark UEANorfolk Multi-sport
Tuesday 27thBirminghamSutton CampusBirmingham Multi-Sport
Tuesday 27thLondonEllen Wilkinson Girls SchoolPrimary Regional Final
Tuesday 27thBerkshireLondon Aquatics CentreBerkshire Finals
Wednesday 28thEssexLondon Aquatics CentreEssex Primary Swimming Finals
Wednesday 28thLondonConisborough College LewishamSouth London Primary
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First Round East London

TEAMBocciaTable CricketKurlingPolybatAthletics FieldAthletics RacesTOTALPlacings
Hackney84810108481st
Newham10648810462nd
Islington4106666383rd
Tower Hamlets6810444364th
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First round London Multi-Sport competitions
First round London Multi-Sport competitions

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Merseyside Regional Boccia Qualifiers

The Lord’s Taveners regional Boccia qualifiers, saw 24 teams and 98 competitors representing their counties, in order to progress...

Beacon Hill Take Gold In Boccia
East Regional Lord’s Taverners Boccia Competition

Panathlon hosted the East Regional Lord’s Taverners Boccia Competition at Mark Hall Sports Centre. 12 Teams and 9 Schools...

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  • Panathlon gives us all a break from our normal day-to-day lives and it’s really competitive, which a lot of disabled people don’t get. It’s really important that everyone gets the chance to play sport. It helps people let off steam. When they get frustrated or wound-up, it means they can relax. It’s really good.

    Sally McNeil, aged 16, Thurrock
  • I’m shocked. I’ve never won anything before. I’m proud to do this with my mates. I am over the moon.

    Andrew Saxton, Bents Green, Sheffield
  • It’s the best event we’ve been to so far. It’s a brilliant atmosphere and a really good competition. If you’d seen where these kids have come from, it’s incredible, especially one of our boys, Alley. This time last year he was terrified of water and now he’s competed here. I’m really proud of him. The children are so proud of themselves, when they go back to school, there is such a big fuss made of them and their confidence is boosted so much by it.

    Sam Stevens, sports coach at Trinity School, Barking & Dagenham
  • Panathlon for us is about getting the children out in the community, engaging with other people from different schools, competing, working on leadership and teamwork, but mostly just having fun.

    Dan O’Brien, teacher at Woodfield School, Brent
  • It is the first time our kids have been able to compete at a sporting event; in the past they have only had the opportunity to watch.

    Rachel Attewell, teacher at Ockenden Academy, Essex
  • I had two boys who said they’d thought of every way of getting out of doing this, but they volunteered for every race. One swum 10 metres unaided! He didn’t – and we didn’t – know he could do it.

    Debbie Hancock, teacher at Reid Street Primary School, Darlington
  • Our strong team culture has impacted into school – behaviour has improved, relationships developed, a sense of achieving can be found in all areas of the school.

    Lucas Neocleous, football coach, Haringey
  • I feel proud to be here in this venue. It shows if you work really hard you can earn experiences and medals like this. Put your head down, don’t worry about anyone else, and just head for the gold!

    Kieran Rutter, aged 13, Great Arley
  • We’ve got children who are in powerchairs, who don’t have access to many other events, but here they’ve got a chance to compete on an even level with other children from the area.

    Carina Taylor, Head of PE at Chadsgrove School, Bromsgrove
  • Panathlon helps beyond the sporting field. The children know they’ve got something to work for, so their behaviour improves and it motivates them in the classroom too, because they know if they do work in class they get to come and take part in events like this.

    Cherie Lashmar, PE teacher at Columbus School, Chelmsford
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