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Steve Cokayne

Categories: Invictus Games 2017 Athletes

Steve Cokayne will be taking part in Athletics and Powerlifting at this year’s Invictus Games. At just 21-years-old, he was badly injured following a rock-climbing accident on military exercise. After being discharged from the service in 1991 he underwent countless surgeries on the damaged limb before telling medics he had had enough. His right leg was amputated below the knee in 2009. “It is great to once again feel part of an amazing team and the training plan is giving me the buzz I once had before I had the problems with my leg. I am now fitter and stronger than I have been in a very long time and knowing that I am 1 of the 90 on the plane to Canada in September representing the UK Armed Forces has given me back the fight and motivation that I’d lost for so long.”

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