His vision became impaired but it meant earning a shot at his dream: representing his country at Tokyo 2020. British judoka Elliot Stewart had given up on following his father’s footsteps to become an Olympian. When he lost his sight, he lost his job and was unsure of his direction in life. Stewart returned to judo, came third at the World Championships, and now looks to be a strong candidate for the British Paralympic team. “I lost my vision. But I can do the sport that I love. And go to the place that I’ve always wanted to go which...
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Podcast: This Paralympian lost his sight but reawakened a sporting ambition