Liam MacDevitt is our local sporting hero. He’s training hard to reach the Rio Olympics in 2016. Liam was born in Reading in 1994. He went to school at Little Heath and trains at Palmer Park.
He’s determined to get to the top of his sport and he is committed to his training regime and with the support of John Sykes Foundation is passionate about reaching his ultimate goal.
Liam, aged 20, has always loved sport, when he was at school in Tilehurst his teachers recognised his talent. When Liam left school he went on to play football for Yeovil FC but realised his real talent and passion was in athletics. Since taking up the sport in 2014 he’s gone from strength to strength with help and support from the John Sykes Foundation. Liam is managing to fit in his training around his University studies and is determined to reach his goal and get to the 2016 Rio Olympics.