Posted: Fri 26th Jul 2013

Beverley Jones Wins Bronze at the Paralympic World Championship

News and Info from Deeside, Flintshire, North Wales
This article is old - Published: Friday, Jul 26th, 2013

Shotton`s Beverley Jones won the F37 Discus Bronze medal at the IPC Athletics World Championships in Lyon today. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

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Her second discus throw of 28.54 metres was enough to secure third place, equalling her Bronze medal podium finish at last Summers Paralympics in London. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Bev is a seasoned competitor with many major championships under her belt, she was introduced to Athletics in 1997 at Wrexham Sports Club for the Disabled. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

In addition to Bev’s competitive experience of the Paralympic Games, other career highlights include the bronze medal that she won at the2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne, when she represented Wales. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Throughout her time competing, Bev has combined sprinting with the Shot Put, but since Beijing she has concentrated on throwing. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

A keen sportswoman, Bev also represents Wales in Cricket and also enjoys Rugby Union as a keen fan of the Ospreys. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Bev has cerebral palsy. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

You can follow the championships in Lyon here  http://www.paralympic.org/Events/Lyon2013 ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

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