(Mark Lee/Newsteam ) Tim Reddish with the silver medal he won at the 2000 Sydney Paralympics and the OBE he was awarded in 2009.
Blind Paralympian Receives Incredible New Implant to Restore His Sight
FEBRUARY 20, 2013Damien Gayle, Daily Mail
Gold medallist Tim Reddish, from Nottingham, had a ten-hour operation to fit the 3mm microchip at the rear of his eyeball. He can now see light and shapes.
The 55-year-old, who has won more than 40 medals for his country, likened the moment his electronic chip was turned on to 'a match being lit up in the dark'.
'It's unbelievable, the chip is changing my life,' he said.
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