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.