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Morgan Jones

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T47, F46

Further personal information

Family
Partner Katy
Residence
Cardiff, WAL
Occupation
Coach
Languages
English, Welsh
Higher education
Exercise Science, Sports Science - Cardiff Metropolitan University: Wales

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport at age 15.
Why this sport?
He initially played rugby and badminton, but was encouraged to take up Para athletics after meeting coaches from Disability Sport Wales.

General interest

Hobbies
Golf. (Instagram profile, 29 Jul 2020)
Most influential person in career
Coach Christian Malcolm. (gc2018.com, 01 Jan 2018)
Hero / Idol
Welsh rugby union player Shane Williams, Welsh football player Ryan Giggs, Scottish football manager Alex Ferguson. (gc2018.com, 01 Jan 2018)
Impairment
He was born with a shortened left arm. (Twitter profile, 05 Sep 2016; englandathletics.org, 16 Jun 2014)
Other information
OTHER ACTIVITIES
He has served as a patron for Greyhound Rescue Wales, a charity dedicated to the rescue, rehabilitation and rehoming of greyhound and lurcher dogs in Wales. (Instagram profile, 29 Jul 2020)