50 Years

Pioneering the progression of disabled athletes

Dr Bob Price OBE has campaigned throughout his four-decade career for the equal promotion of disability groups within Paralympics. 
Published on 03 Jul 2020
Impact in Sport: Pioneering the progression of disabled athletes, Dr Bob Price OBE
Dr Price started his career with a degree from Carnegie College of Physical Education, as a physical education teacher for children with severe physical disabilities, before moving on to become head of delegation to the Great Britain team in five consecutive Summer Paralympic Games. Subsequent roles as Chairman of the British Paralympic Association, President of the European Paralympic Committee and more recently, President of the International Federation for sport for athletes with an intellectual disability (Inas), have seen unprecedented achievements in disability sport.