Paralympic hopeful Lizzie appears in Channel 4 advert

Lizzie at the premiere of the advert at Channel 4 headquarters on Thursday, July 14
Lizzie at the premiere of the advert at Channel 4 headquarters on Thursday, July 14

Paralympic hopeful Lizzie Williams brushed shoulders with legendary athletes and celebrities at the red carpet premiere of Channel 4’s advert for the Rio de Janiero games.

Lizzie, from Worthing, was asked by producers to appear in the advert, which stars Paralympic champions Hannah Cockroft and David Weir.

She was filmed riding down a dual carriageway in London Docklands with other wheelchair racers.

The premiere was at Channel 4 headquarters in Westminster, and was attended by Clare Balding, Katie Piper, Breaking Bad star Roy Frank ‘RJ’ Mitte and the stars of the advert.

Lizzie will know if she has qualified on July 26.

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