10 Facts about Lee Pearson

Post On: December 20, 2016
By: Agustina

If you want to be informed with the famous Paralympics games player who has earned 11 gold medals, check Facts about Lee Pearson. He was born on February 4th, 1974. His full name is David Lee Pearson. He earned various titles due to his amazing abilities in the para equestrianism. He is the representative of Britain during the competition. Get the information about his titles, personal and professional life by reading the following post below:

Facts about Lee Pearson 1: the record of Pearson in 1999 and 2000

In 2000, Pearson earned two golds during the Sydney Paralympics. In 1999, he also got three golds in the World Championship conducted in Denmark.

Lee Pearson Image

Lee Pearson Image

Facts about Lee Pearson 2: the record of Pearson in 2003 until 2005

Pearson earned two silvers and one gold in 2005. He had three gold medals during the Athens Paralympics in 2004.  He got two gold medals for the World Championship in Belgium.

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Facts about Lee Pearson 3: the record of Pearson in 2007 and 2008

Pearson had three golds during the Beijing Paralympics in 2008.  He also got three golds during the World Championship in 2007 conducted in Hartpury.

Facts about Lee Pearson 4: the Paralympics in 2012

During the Paralympics in 2012, Pearson enjoyed one gold, 1 silver and 1 bronze.

Lee Pearson

Lee Pearson

Facts about Lee Pearson 5: the Paralympics in 2016

In 2016, Pearson gained one gold and one silver.

Facts about Lee Pearson 6: the total medals of Pearson

The total medals earned by Pearson are 37 medals. He gets five gold medals from the European Championship, 14 gold medals from World Championship and 11 Paralympics Gold Medals.

Lee Pearson Pic

Lee Pearson Pic

Facts about Lee Pearson 7: the prominence of Pearson

Pearson rose to prominence when he was carried by Margaret Thatcher up stairs in the Downing Street.  The Children of Courage Medal was awarded to him by the then Prime minister.

Facts about Lee Pearson 8: the birth condition

Pearson had to deal with arthrogryposis multiplex congenital since his birth. The Atlanta Olympics inspired to become an athlete.

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Facts about Lee Pearson 9: the current place of living

The current place of living of Pearson is located in Bagnall, Staffordshire.

Facts about Lee Pearson

Facts about Lee Pearson

Facts about Lee Pearson 10: an Honorary Doctorate degree

In July 2005, Staffordshire University awarded him with an Honorary Doctorate.

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