The 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Video games could have the biggest para-sports program in historical past – this is what you’ll want to know

Danni Di Toro has virtually performed every thing in his 30-year profession in sport.

The 47-year-old has been to seven Paralympics in two totally different sports activities, was co-captain of the staff twice, received silver and bronze on the Paralympics, and received a number of Grand Slam titles in wheelchair tennis.

So it’s extraordinary that the much-loved member of the Australian Paralympic staff can nonetheless obtain a primary in his profession as he prepares for his first Commonwealth Video games.

Di Toro is thrilled to have a brand new expertise in Birmingham.(ABC Information: Tom Hancock)

“With the ability to have a real newbie expertise in one thing is basically cool and tremendous refreshing,” Di Toro advised ABC Sport.

“Any alternative to get publicity, to indicate extra folks what we do, if it entails folks with disabilities in sport, is wonderful.

Whereas the Paralympics are the head of elite sports activities competitors for athletes with disabilities, the Commonwealth Video games are the one multi-sports occasion with an built-in para-sport program.

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