Paralympiad event is held in Narberth

More than 70 people from the Anchorage, Avenue and Portfield Day Centres in Pembrokeshire recently participated in a Paralympiad indoor athletics event.

The event, at the Bloomfield Leisure Centre, Narberth, began with an opening ceremony led by Olympic torchbearer Rhys Eynon of Cleddau Warriors, carrying his Olympic Torch.

The Paralympiad consisted of a variety of indoor athletic events.

Angela Miles, disability sport development officer for Pembrokeshire, said she was impressed at the standard displayed by some of the athletes and hopes that some of the participants will join clubs in the county.

Medals, sponsored by Valero, were presented by Rhys Eynon to the top three achievers in each event.

The medallists were: Kimberly Wooley (Avenue Day Centre), Jackie Woodward (Anchorage Day Centre), David Griffiths (Portfield Day Centre), Simon Wooley (Avenue), Chris Thomas (Avenue), Andrew Purser (Anchorage), Faye Griffiths (Anchorage), Andrew Williams (Portfield), Mark Smith (Anchorage), Christopher Thomas (Avenue), Clive Tasker (Anchorage), TomBarritt (Avenue), Leigh Cherry, (Anchorage), Mark Kidner (Anchorage).

click2find

Get Adobe Flash player
About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree