Rhys came through the DSW Community programme, when he was
identified by a Development Officer. Performance Manager, Anthony
Hughes invited him to try out in the athletics academy, and
instantly knew he would become a star.
He has travelled with the DSW academy athletics squads,
including camps at Alicante and Berlin. He has progressively got
quicker since the London 2012 test event in the Olympic/Paralympic
Stadium in May 2012.
As Rhys continued to get quicker, he was selected for the UKA
Development Squad in November 2011. Rhys was a nominated torch
bearer and carried the flame through Briton Ferry in May 2012. He
is a young and experienced talent; London will be his first
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