Phillip Eaglesham


Sport: Shooting

Event: Mixed 10m AR Prone

Classification: SH2B

Disability: Les Autres

DOB: 26/10/1981

Hometown: Dungannon, Co. Tyrone

Twitter: @PJEaglesham 

  • Will be competing at first Paralympic Games

Father of three Phillip Eaglesham put in a hugely successful performance at the IPC Shooting World Cup in Thailand in March of 2016 to achieve his second Rio MQS in the R5 10m Air Rifle Prone Mixed event.

Despite a tough opening ten shots, Phillip dug deep to put in the performance required for a MQS and finished strong to make it over the line comfortably and book his spot on the plane to Rio. 

He first competed at the 2015 IPC Shooting World Cup in 2015 at Fort Benning, USA, before going on to the challenge of the 2016 IPC Shooting World Cup in the United Arab Emirates at the beginning of 2016, where he secured a new competition Personal Best in the 10m standing competition.