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Daniel Phillips

Categories: Invictus Games 2017 Athletes

A craftsman currently serving in the British Army, Dan Phillips will compete in athletics and swimming.  Father-of-three Dan has found that sport has helped him cope with PTSD and anxiety issues that developed after having his leg amputated. In the last year he has taken part in the Warrior Games in the United States and the British Paratriathlon Championships, where he came first in his classification. Beyond Invictus, he has Paralympic ambitions and has his sights set on Tokyo 2020. Dan said: “Knowing I have the chance to take part in competitive sports again post-injury gives me back the confidence I had lost but also brings back a part of myself that I thought had disappeared with the accident. No matter what life throws at you there is always a light at the end of the tunnel and the injury does not define who I am and what I can achieve.”

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