Ade Adepitan(1973-), Television presenter and paralympic wheelchair basketball player; London 2012 Ambassador
Adedoyin ('Ade') Adepitan
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Ade Adepitan was inspired to take up wheelchair basketball after watching coverage of the 1984 Olympic and Paralympic Games. As a member of Team GB he won a bronze medal in Athens 2004. The following year he won a gold medal at the inaugural Paralympic World Cup. As a London 2012 Ambassador he represented Paralympic sport to the International Olympic Committee. Adepitan switched sport to tennis in 2007, competing at an elite level. He is a professional broadcaster and presented the London 2012 Paralympic Games for the home host broadcaster Channel 4.