Sport: Football 7-a-side
Disability: Cerebral Palsy
Hometown: Artane, Co. Dublin
- This will be Luke's second Paralympic Games.
- Luke is captain of the Irish squad going to Rio.
Irish CP Football captain Luke Evans is originally from Artane, Co. Dublin and plays his club football with Glebe North in Balbriggan. Wearing the number 4 jersey, Luke has captained the squad for a number of years now from the position of right back.
He has been capped almost 60 times to date for his country, and played an instrumental role in the team's qualification for Rio 2016. He has also bagged more than 20 goals for Ireland on the way.