The Mayor of Stockport congratulates the athletes who competed in the Olympics and Paralympics in Tokyo

Check out the full list of Stopfordian athletes below.

The Mayor of Stockport would like to extend his congratulations to the athletes who competed in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics. Cllr Adrian Nottingham has recorded a short video thanking the athletes for doing Stockport proud.
Watch the full video below.

Read the full list of the athletes here:

Tokyo 2020 Paralympics

  • Dame Sarah Storey, who started her sporting career at Stockport Metro Swimming Club, has gone on to become the most successful British Paralympic athlete of all time, winning three gold medals in Tokyo this year to bring her tally to an incredible 17 gold medals.
  • Crystal Lane-Wright won three silver medals for the Para-cycling team.
  • Fin Graham is a Para-cyclist from Cheadle, who took home two silver medals.
  • Jenny Holl won a silver and a bronze for the Para-cycling team.
  • Libby Clegg won silver in the mixed 4 times 100 metre relay (T12 category)
  • Stephen Clegg won a silver and two bronze medals in the 100 metres butterfly, backstroke and freestyle respectively (S12 category).
  • Stephen Clegg won a silver and two bronze medals in the 100 metres butterfly, backstroke and freestyle respectively (S12 category).
  • Andrew Small, a member of Stockport Harriers, won gold in the Men’s 100 metres (T33 category).

Tokyo 2020 Olympics

  • Aimee Pratt competed in the 3000m steeplechase.
  • Amy-Elouise Markovc just missed the finals for the 5000m.
  • Liam Broady, from Heaton Chapel, reached the fourth round of the Men’s Singles Tennis.
  • Jess Piasecki reached the finals for the Women’s Marathon.
  • Joshua Bugajski, a Cheadle Heath native, managed to take bronze with his team in the men's eights rowing.

10 September to 10 October is the Month Of Hope in Greater Manchester, a month dedicated to having open conversations about mental health and sharing hopeful messages - and the achievements of our Stopfordian athletes can remind us that anything can be possible. Exercise is one of the best ways to help your mental health so even if – like most of us – you aren’t up to Olympic standard, take some inspiration from these heroes and get moving this month.