Dylan Alcott - Wheelchair Basketball
Dylan Alcott is a member of the Australian "Rollers" wheelchair basketball team. His number one highlight would be winning Gold at the 2008 Beijing Paralympics Games. At the age of 17 Dylan was the youngest competitor in the Wheelchair Basketball. The "Rollers" beat the Canadians 72-60 is a close game and in his first Paraylmpics Dylan was quoted "To be 17 and win gold... well it just doesn't get any better than that."
Alcott made his debut for the rollers in the Paralympic World Cup in 2007. He has made his name in wheelchair basketball through his impressive performances as a Guard in the national league competition, competing for the Dandenong Rangers and being selected in the All Star team for 2008. He has achieved much success through junior competition as well, being named the Most Valuable Player at the Junior National Basketball Championships.
IWBF World Championships, Birmingham(Gold); Named in the All Star 5
Paralympic World Cup, Manchester (Bronze)
Paralympic World Cup, Manchester (Gold)
IWBF AOZ Championship (Gold)
Paralympic Games, Beijing (Gold)
Paralympic World Cup, Manchester (Silver)
Named Most Valuable Player at Junior National Championships;
Named Wheelchair Sports Victoria Junior Athlete of the Year in 2004, 2005, 2006 and 2008.
Mentor: Andrew Gaze AM