Renault Ambassador Mark Rohan has been announced as a member of the 49 strong Irish Paralympic Team for the London 2012 Paralympic Games. The team consisting of 49 athletes representing 20 different counties will compete across ten sports at the London games and represents the largest Irish Team since Atlanta 1996. Mark from Ballinahown in Co. Westmeath is the current double hand cycling world champion and will be competing in the HC1 Time Trial and the HC1 Road Race in London in August.
Commenting on the announcement Eric Basset, Managing Director Renault Ireland said: “It is such an honour and we are so proud to be involved with these amazing athletes and we at Renault Ireland congratulate all 49 athletes who will be heading to London in August to compete in the 2012 Paralympic Games. Mark is a true champion, as are all the 49-strong team and we wish them the best of luck in London and will be supporting them all the way. We launched our sponsorship of the Irish Paralympic Team over two years ago and we are now so close to the Games – it has been a fantastic journey for our staff, network and customers”.
Pictured above are Mark Rohan and Eric Basset, Managing Director, Renault Ireland.