Magnificent Seven selected for GB para athletics championships team.

28/04/2021 00:00, In Blog /

Congratulations to all seven Welsh para-athletes who've been selected for the British Team to compete at the World Para Athletics European Championships in Bydgoszcz, Poland between 1-5 June. [Full Birtish Athletics Press Release] 

  • Olivia Breen (Aston Moore; City of Portsmouth) – T38 Long Jump and 100m
  • John Bridge (Darrell Maynard; Cardiff) – T47 400m
  • Aled Davies (Ryan Spencer-Jones; Cardiff) - F63 Shot Put - the Six-time European champion Aled Davies will be seeking his fourth consecutive F63 shot-put title as the 2016 Paralympic gold medallist prepares for his title defence in Tokyo this summer.
  • Kyron Duke (Ryan Spencer-Jones; DSW Para Academy) – F41 Shot Put
  • Harri Jenkins (Nathan Stephens; DSW Para Academy) – T33 100m
  • Rhys Jones (Kevin Williams; DSW Para Academy) - T37 100m and 200m
  • Harrison Walsh (Nathan Stephens; Swansea) – F64 Discus Throw

"We're working increasingly closely with Disability Sports Wales in line with our #UNITE goal to share resources, coaching and build the create a really integreated approach to performance athletics in Wales. It's so pleasing to see so many Welsh para-athletes earning their places on the British team for these championships, and it bodes really well for Team Wales at next years Birmingham Commonwealth Games."

Chris Jones, National Coach.

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