Major Championships and International Record
2011 - IPC Athletic Championships Dt 13th, SP silver
2010 - Commonwealth Games SP silver, Paralympic World Cup DT 4th
2009 - Paralympic World Cup SP gold. BWAA International SP gold, German Disability Championships SP 4th
2008 - Paralympics: DT 6th, SP 8th
2008 - Paralympic World Cup SP gold
2006 - World Championsyhips DT silver, SP silver
2005 - European DT bronze
2004 - Paralympic DT silver, SP 4th
2003 - European SP bronze
2002 - World Championsyhips SP silver, DT bronze
2000 - Paralympics DT bronze
1998 - World Championships SP silver
1996 - Paralympic SP bronze, DT 8th
As a youngster, Daniel competed in both wheelchair basketball and swimming, but preferred athletics and chose to concentrate on the shot and discus.
Daniel made his fourth Paralympics appearance in Beijing and he has medalled at three Games so far. His brace of silvers at the 2006 World Champs was his best performance yet on the international stage. During which he added 16cm for a new personal best of 38.16m in F33/34 discus, but Iran’s Saleh Farajzadeh threw a world record 39.98m for gold. Daniel is employed as Information and Communications Officer for EFDS at Loughborough University. He has a degree in Leisure Studies with Sports Development from Colchester Institute.