Watford-born Mitchell Dutton is a promising Paralympian. He competes in disabled sports ambient javelin and discus as an F38-classified athlete, and has worked his way up to become a member of Team GB.
Mitchell, who has cerebral palsy, has been competing since he was 14 years old. He is a two-time IWAS European gold medallist in javelin, and currently holds the cerebral palsy sports record in both javelin and discus. Now a senior athlete, Mitchell is currently ranked number one in Europe in his discipline.
When he is not on the field, Mitchell is studying sport at Hertfordshire University, and he hopes to use his knowledge and experience to help and inspire disabled athletes.
He is striving towards becoming part of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic team and has his sights set on qualifying for the 2018 Commonwealth Games.
Mitchell trains at Everyone Active’s Watford Woodside Leisure Centre.