Ray O’Dwyer is a talented young field event athlete who holds the Irish record in F34 discus, javelin and shot put.

Having won silver and bronze at 2011′s World Junior Championships (shot put and discus respectively), the future looks bright for the Waterford Institute of Technology student.

O'Dwyer will be hoping London 2012 will be the first of many appearances at the Paralympic Games.

Age: 22

Residence: Hugginstown, Kilkenny

Disability: Cerebral palsy

Sports classification: F34