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Aled Davies MBE

 

Paralympics 2012 Discus Gold Medallist.

Aled represented Wales in Swimming before he tried out Athletics in 2006 and decided to pursue a career in the Discus and Shot Put.

  • Events: F42 Discus/Shot Put
  • Home Town: Bridgend
  • Lives: Cardiff
  • Trains:  University of Wales Institute Cardiff/Disability Sport Wales
  • Date Of Birth: 24th May 1991

In 2009, Aled signed off his junior career by claiming a silver medal in the Discus at the IWAS Junior Championships in Switzerland and finishing fourth in the Shot Put. He made his senior World Championship debut in at the 2011 IPC Athletics World Championships in Christchurch, New Zealand, where he won silver in the F42 Discus.

Aled also enjoys rugby, supporting the Ospreys RUFC. He also likes to go surfing when he has the opportunity.

In addition to his Swimming and Athletics achievements, Aled has also represented Welsh colleges in Volleyball. Away from Athletics, Aled hopes to complete his degree in Sports Management and potentially start his own business.

Major Results

  • 2011 IPC World Championships, Christchurch, New Zealand
  • F42 Discus: silver
    F42 Shot Put: 4th

 

Collectables Signed By Aled Davies MBE