BP is proud to partner with British Athletics
Over eleven years, the team has grown from strength to strength. Since BP joined the BPA's family of partners, ParalympicsGB has produced historic and record-breaking performances rising in the medals tables from third place overall in London 2012 to second place in Rio 2016, and gaining double the pre-Games medal target in Sochi 2014.
PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games was the greatest success in ParalympicGB's history with the team competing in a record five sports. Seven medals – one gold, four silver and two bronze – were won by Millie Knight and Brett Wild, Menna Fitzpatrick and Jennifer Kehoe in downhill, super-G, super combined, giant slalom and slalom skiing.
We're now looking forward to the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games.
In addition to BP's long-standing support for the whole ParalympicsGB team, we are pleased to announce that Paralympic athletes Richard Whitehead and Kare Adenegan have been appointed BP Ambassadors through to the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games. Olympic athlete Jessica Ennis-Hill and Paralympian Stef Reid were previous BP Ambassadors.
Last year British Athletics and BP announced a partnership for the 2018 Müller Anniversary Games. BP supported the Games, including the para athletics events as British Athletics continued to lead the way in promoting para athletes. BP’s Ambassador, Kare Adenegan, set a new world record in the T34 100m race beating long-time rival Hannah Cockroft.
Between 2008 - 2016 BP was a proud partner of the British Olympic Association and the British Paralympic Association, building upon the success of the partnerships we formed as a supporter of London 2012 and the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.
BP is also a proud partner of the International Paralympic Committee, the governing body for the Paralympic Movement until 2020.
Within the UK we are a corporate friend of the Superhero Series. Find out more about the Superhero Tri.
BP offers global support for Paralympic sports as a proud partner of the International Paralympic Committee, the governing body for the Paralympic movement. We also support several national Paralympic committees around the world and high profile events such as the Baku 2015 European Games and the Doha 2015 IPC World Para Athletics Championship.