a photo of the athletes for the Invictus games


1 September 2014 – The fixture list for the blue ribbon team events at the Invictus Games, published today, reveals who the British Armed Forces team will take on at the international sports event for ‘wounded warriors’. Armed with the knowledge of who they will face on London’s Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, the players are more determined than ever to put on a show for the home crowd in the Copper Box Arena.

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Sarah Chapman

National Diversity Awards Nominee: Sarah Chapman

Sarah Chapman is a dedicated wife and mother of two, as well as an Education Studies student at the University of Derby and a volunteer for the Dyslexia Association. Her dramatic turnaround from written off tearaway to successful family woman and dyslexia advocate has garnered much media interest, and has led to her being shortlisted for the Positive Role Model for Disability award at the National Diversity Awards 2014.

After leaving school in 2000 with no qualifications and undiagnosed dyslexia, Sarah had low self esteem and no confidence. Her lack of concentration and disruptive behaviour often led to both her teachers and parents alike stating that she would never amount to anything.

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