VIDEO: Paralympic Champion Piers Gilliver returns to University of Bath with gold, silver and bronze from Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games

02 September 2021

Just 36 hours after flying home from the Paralympic Games, wheelchair fencer Piers Gilliver was back at his University of Bath training base with the gold, silver and bronze medals he won during an unforgettable week at Tokyo 2020.

We spoke to Gilliver, who has been part of the EIS World-Class Wheelchair Fencing squad based at the Team Bath Sports Training Village since 2015, about his individual success in the Category A epee and his pride at winning team medals with training partners and friends Dimitri Coutya and Oliver Lam-Watson.

He also spoke about his future aspirations, both for the sport he loves and his determination to keep improving and developing through to the Paris 2024 Paralympic Games.

Click here to find out more about the wheelchair fencing programme at the University of Bath.

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