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Who is Dylan Alcott?

Dylan Alcott, born 4 December 1990 is an Australian wheelchair tennis player, wheelchair basketball player, radio host,, and motivational speaker. Alcott was a member of the Australia men’s national wheelchair basketball team, known colloquially as the Australian “Rollers”.

At the age of 17, Dylan Alcott became the youngest “Rollers” gold medal winner at the 2008 Beijing Paralympics and was the youngest to compete in the Wheelchair Basketball competition. In 2014, he returned to wheelchair tennis with the aim of participating at the 2016 Rio Paralympics, at which he won gold medals in the Men’s Quad Singles and Doubles. He was named the 2016 Australian Paralympian of the Year due to his outstanding achievements at Rio.

Dylan Alcott wins back-to-back Paralympic quad singles gold at Tokyo Paralympics

Australian wheelchair tennis champion Dylan Alcott has clinched back-to-back Paralympic gold in the quad singles before breaking down in tears, telling media he wouldn’t return to the Games again.

The 30-year-old’s victory kept his ‘golden slam’ dream alive but he said he would not compete in another Paralympic Games while adding “I owe it so much” and revealing it saved his life.

After taking home gold in the quad singles at the Rio Games of 2016, Alcott defeated Dutchman Sam Schroder in Tokyo, winning 7-6 (7-2), 6-1.

“I’ve worked really hard for this,” an emotional Alcott said after the win.

“I’m not coming back to the Paralympics ever again.

“I love the Paralympics so much, it means so much to me. Paralympics sport saved my life – honestly, it did. It was the best thing that ever happened to me. I owe it so much.

Dylan Alcott Biography, Wiki

Dylan Alcott was born in Melbourne, Victoria, to parents Martin and Resie. He has an older brother named Zack. He was born with a tumor wrapped around his spinal cord which was operated on during the first few weeks of his life. The tumor was successfully cut out; however, it left Alcott a paraplegic, requiring him to use a wheelchair.

Alcott attended Brighton Grammar School from grade 6 and competed for Victoria in swimming, and Australia for wheelchair tennis and wheelchair basketball. Alcott graduated from Brighton Grammar school in 2008.

Alcott’s first sport of choice was wheelchair tennis, where he represented Australia on numerous occasions, reaching a ranking of 100 in the world by age 16 (4th in the world for under-18s).

Real NameDylan Alcott
Occupationwheelchair tennis player, basketball player
NationalityAustralia
Date of Birth1991/01/
Birth Year1991
Birth Month01
Age29
First NameDylan
Last NameAlcott
Gendermale
Place of BirthMelbourne
Awards ReceivedMedal of the Order of Australia
EducationUniversity of Illinois system
Sportbasketball

Dylan Alcott Tennis Career

In 2014, Dylan Alcott returned to wheelchair tennis. At the age of 16, he was ranked among the top five juniors in the world. In July 2014, he defeated world number three Andy Lapthorne 7–5, 6–1 in the British Open Wheelchair Tennis Championship final in Nottingham to win his first Super Series crown. 

Early in the year, he won the New Zealand Open in just his second tournament appearance. In January 2015, he won the quad wheelchair Australian Open title by defeating David Wagner in straight sets. It was his maiden grand slam title. At the conclusion of 2015, he was ranked number 1 after winning eight titles including two grand slam singles titles.

Alcott teamed up with Heath Davidson to win the Men’s Quad Doubles gold medal at the 2016 Rio Paralympics. They defeated the reigning champions David Wagner and Nick Taylor in the gold medal match 4–6, 6–4, 7–5. The day after winning gold in the Men’s Doubles, he defeated Andy Lapthorne 6–3, 6–4 to win the gold medal in the Men’s Quad Singles.

In 2018, Alcott won his first Wheelchair Tennis Master’s title in the Quads singles event.

Dylan Alcott Awards

  • 2009 – Medal of the Order of Australia
  • 2015 – Tennis Australia Newcombe Medal nominee
  • 2015 – Tennis Australia Most Outstanding Athlete with a Disability
  • 2015 – Victorian Institute of Sport Award of Excellence
  • 2016 – Governor’s Award for Victorian Sportsperson of the Year
  • 2016 – Finalist for ‘The Don Award’ Sport Australia Hall of Fame awards
  • 2016 – Australian Paralympian of the Year and Australian Male Paralympian of the Year
  • 2016 – Tennis Australia Awards – Newcombe Medal and shared the Most Outstanding Athlete with a Disability with doubles partner Heath Davidson
  • 2016 – Victorian Institute of Sport Elite Athlete with a Disability Award
  • 2018 – International Tennis Federation Quad Wheelchair World Champion
  • 2019 – Logie Awards – Graham Kennedy Award for Most Popular New Talent
  • 2019 – Victorian Institute of Sport Elite Athlete with a Disability Award 
  • 2019 – Tennis Australia Most Outstanding Athlete with a Disability

Dylan Alcott Net worth

Based on Online sources ( Wikipedia, Google Search, Yahoo search) Dylan Alcott estimated net worth is $ USD 7 Mil and Primary income from a wheelchair tennis player, basketball player. We don’t have enough evidence on Dylan Alcott cars, Dylan Alcott lifestyle. We will update this information soon.

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Who is Dylan Alcott?

Dylan Alcott, born 4 December 1990 is an Australian wheelchair tennis player, wheelchair basketball player, radio host,, and motivational speaker. Alcott was a member of the Australia men’s national wheelchair basketball team, known colloquially as the Australian “Rollers”.

What is Dylan Alcott’s age?

Dylan Alcott is 29 years old.

What is Dylan Alcott’s net worth?

Dylan is estimated to have a net worth of $7 Million.

 

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