Channel 4 Paralympics presenters: Alice Tai, Sophie Morgan and Hannah Dines form part of 2021 Tokyo coverage

Clare Balding, Steph McGovern and JJ Chalmers are among C4's presenting team for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games
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Viewers tuning in to watch the Paralympics 2021 on TV have been greeted by a host of presenters on Channel 4.

The UK broadcaster has extensive coverage of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games across its variety of channels and digital platforms.

Thousands of hours of footage will be screened live from Japan over the next 10 days as athletes compete on the world stage for gold medals.

Clare Balding, Steph McGovern and JJ Chalmers (pictured) are among C4's presenting team for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games. (Pic: Getty)Clare Balding, Steph McGovern and JJ Chalmers (pictured) are among C4's presenting team for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games. (Pic: Getty)
Clare Balding, Steph McGovern and JJ Chalmers (pictured) are among C4's presenting team for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games. (Pic: Getty)

Here's your rundown to Channel 4's Paralympics presenters.

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Channel 4 Paralympics presenters

There is a host of presenters who form part of the Paralympics coverage.

Ade Adepitan - The former pro wheelchair basketball player has traded in the court for the TV studio, fronting documentaries tackling global issues such as climate change as well as co-hosting Children in Need.

Clare Balding - An award-winning broadcaster who needs little introduction after 25 years working on the Olympic cycle. Clare won a BAFTA for her work on London 2012 and continues to present major events in sport, factual documentaries and Royal events.

Arthur Williams - Became a household name for his presentation of Channel 4's London 2012 Paralympic Games coverage. Named as a 'Breakthrough Brit' by BAFTA, Arthur has an expertise of military history, travel and aviation.

Sophie Morgan - Sophie is a TV broadcaster and disability advocate. In addition to presenting the Paralympics for Tokyo 2020 and Rio 2016, she has made award-winning current affairs documentaries, travel programmes and consumer affairs shows.

Steph McGovern - A former financial journalist, who spent eight years on BBC Breakfast before joining Channel 4. Steph is the presenter of Steph's Packed Lunch. Steph started out as an engineer and is a mentor for young people in Teesside and a patron of the charity Rubies.

JJ Chalmers - An explosion in Afghanistan cut his military career short. As a competitor at the first Invictus Games, JJ got an insight into TV and has gone on to work at Rio 2016, Commonwealth Games and London Marathon. JJ joined the Strictly Come Dancing cast in 2020.

Ed Jackson - Former professional rugby player Ed Jackson is an adventurer, charity founder, broadcaster, speaker, author, brand ambassador and mentor, driven by a desire to encourage others to never let adversity stop them from achieving their goals.

Vick Hope - Award winning Television and Radio presenter Vick is live on BBC Radio 1 every Sunday currently hosting two shows (Life Hacks and The Official Chart: First Look). She has recently been announced as the new host of BBC R1 DriveTime.

Adam Hills - As host of 22 series of award-winning The Last Leg, BAFTA nominated Adam is one of the most popular comedians in the UK. His combination of positive and uplifting comedy has seen him receive a swag of awards, glowing reviews and legion of worldwide fans.

Alex Brooker - A former sports journalist, Alex joined Channel 4 in time for the 2012 Paralympics and has been a co-presenter on The Last Leg ever since. Alex has also fronted two very personal and critically acclaimed documentaries and swam the English Channel for charity.

Josh Widdicombe - Josh is a stand-up comedian and TV and radio presenter, best known for his appearances on The Last Leg, Hypothetical, Insert Name Here, A League Of Their Own, Mock The Week and his BBC Three sitcom Josh, among numerous other TV comedy shows.

Rosie Jones - Rosie is a British stand-up comedian, actor and scriptwriter who has written for multiple TV panel shows and sitcoms. She recently presented her first travel series for Channel 4, Trip Hazard: My Great British Adventure and her first children's book is set to be published.

Lee McKenzie - Lee is a journalist and presenter who presents Channel 4's F1 coverage as well as the W Series and Channel 4 Rugby. Lee also works on a variety of sports on the BBC including tennis, rugby and equestrian.

Jordan Jarret-Bryan - Jordan is a Channel 4 News sports reporter, DJ, and journalist and was a sports commentator at the London 2012 Paralympics. A former wheelchair basketball player, who became a two-time junior European champion with the GB team he captained in 2004.

Jeanette Kwakye - Jeanette is a former elite athlete turned broadcaster for Channel 4, BBC, Sky Sports and Channel 5. A five-time British champ, her biggest achievement was competing in the 2008 100m Olympic final in Beijing - the first British woman to do so in 24 years.

Liz Johnson - Liz has enjoyed a professional swimming career spanning 20 years. She competed in three Paralympics, taking home medals in all of them – including gold at Beijing 2008. Liz has been World and European champion on multiple occasions.

Giles Long MBE - Giles is one of the most successful Paralympic swimmers Great Britain has ever produced, winning multiple gold, silver and bronze medals across three Paralympics. Outside of swimming, Giles has become a popular sports commentator and presenter on TV.

Channel 4 Paralympics commentators

Commentators include Steve Brown (wheelchair rugby), Simon Brotherton, Jo Rowsell (cycling), Ronald McIntosh, Rob Walker (athletics), Katharine Merry (athletics), Dan Strange (wheelchair basketball), Clare Griffiths (wheelchair basketball), John Rawling, Gigi Salmon (tennis), Louise Hunt (tennis), Peter Norfolk (tennis) and Marc Woods (swimming).

Channel 4 Paralympics pundits

Pundits include Baroness Grey-Thompson, Danny Crates, Alice Tai, Stef Reid (post-competition), Lauren Steadman (post- competition) and Hannah Dines.

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