Another HTAS athlete selected for 2012
HTAS athlete Daniel McMillan has been selected for the Great Britain handball team to compete at the London 2012 Olympics. This is the first time that Great Britain has entered handball teams into the Olympics.
Daniel is relatively new to Handball having changed sports from American Football. After only one year of playing he was selected to play in the top league in world the German Handball Bundesliga, for team, TUSEM Essen. He has gained 38 international caps for Great Britain since 2008.
Speaking about his selection for Team GB he said, "It has been a massive relief to finally be told that all the hard work from the past years in this Handball journey has been worth while and that I am selected to join Team GB at the Olympics in London. I have not been able to focus on anything after the selection date because that has been the one goal I have worked towards since I began playing the Sport."
McMillan has been supported by the Hampshire Talented Athlete Scheme for 2 years, receiving funding and access to leisure centres for training. Talking about the support he's received Daniel said "A MASSIVE thank you to Sport Hampshire & IOW and Hampshire County Council who have supported me and helped me achieve this goal and dream!!!"
For a full details of the Handball tournament please visit www.london2012.com
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