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Beverley Jones

Athletics
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Classification
T37, F37

Further personal information

Residence
Queensferry, WAL
Languages
English

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport in 1999, and has competed in both sprinting and throwing events during her career.
Why this sport?
She was playing cricket for Wrexham in Wales and was asked to try athletics.
Club / Team
Deeside ACC [WAL] / Gloucester Athletic Club [ENG]:
Name of coach
Paula Dunn [national], GBR; Geoff Ward [personal], from 2017

International debut

Year
2000
Competing for
Great Britain
Location
Sydney, NSW, AUS

General interest

Nicknames
Bungle, Bev (paralympics.org.uk, 10 Jul 2012; Athlete, 06 Dec 2010)
Most influential person in career
British wheelchair racer Tanni Grey-Thompson. (Athlete, 06 Dec 2010)
Hero / Idol
British wheelchair racer Tanni Grey-Thompson. (Athlete, 06 Dec 2010)
Injuries
She withdrew from the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, QLD, Australia, due to health reasons. (welshathletics.org, 04 Apr 2018)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Anyone with a disability can choose something they are passionate about and start believing in what they do." (newsnorthwales.co.uk, 05 Mar 2015)
Other sports
She has represented Wales in cricket. (paralympics.org.uk, 10 Jul 2012)
Impairment
She has cerebral palsy. (paralympics.org.uk, 10 Jul 2012)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Sydney 2000 Paralympic Games (Sydney, Australia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m T38 Final Round 4
Women's 200 m T38 Final Round 8
Women's 200 m T38 Heat 2 3
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Discus Throw F37/38 Final Round 7
Women's Shot Put F37/38 Final Round 5
IPC Athletics World Championships Assen 2006 (Assen, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Shot Put F37 Final Round 1
Women's 200 m T37 Final Round 6
Women's 200 m T37 Heat 1 4
Women's 100 m T37 Final Round 6
Women's 100 m T37 Heat 1 3
Athens 2004 Paralympic Games (Athens, Greece)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Shot Put F37/38 Final Round 4
2011 IPC Athletics World Championships (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Discus Throw F37 Final 2011-01-23 2
Women's Shot Put F37 Final 2011-01-24 5
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Shot Put F37 Final Round 2012-09-04 7
Women's Discus Throw F37 Final Round 2012-09-06 3
IPC Athletics World Championships (Lyon, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Shot Put F37 Final 1 2013-07-22 5
Women's Discus Throw F37 Final 1 2013-07-26 3
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Discus Throw F38 Final Round 2016-09-17 5