Participants

Rhys JONES

Rhys JONES
    Athletics
Birth Date:  30 Jun 1994
Place of Birth:  CHURCH VILLAGE
Country of birth:  GBR
Age:  23
Gender:   Men
Sport Class
T37

Events and Medals


Sport Event Rank
ATH Athletics Men's T38 100m 7

Rhys JONES - Schedule


Schedule
Time Event Status
Mon, 9 Apr 19:10
Gold Medal Event Men's T38 100m Final
Finished

Biographical Information


Highlights
Commonwealth Games
YearLocationEventRankResult
2014 Glasgow, SCO Men's 100m T37 3 12.04

Nickname: Skippy, Twice as Nice (Athlete, Oct 2017)
Hobbies

Photography (Athlete, Oct 2017)


Languages spoken: English, a little Welsh and German (Athlete, Oct 2017)
Coach

PESRONAL: Christian MALCOLM (WAL) (Athlete, Oct 2017)


Other sports

Badminton, in which he claimed a silver medal at 2009 Special Olympics. (Athlete, Oct 2017)


Injuries

In lead-up to Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games, had a double hernia operation, and was in a moon boot for two months after having a bone stress in his foot. (rhysjonesruns.co.uk, Oct 2017) Stress fracture in left third metatarsal in 2017. (Athlete, Oct 2017)


Reason: Talent spotted playing for disability football team in 2008 and started athletics in 2009. (Athlete, Oct 2017)
Ambition: “To win a Paralympic medal and be the best I can be.? (Athlete, Oct 2017)
Memorable: London 2012 Paralympic Games, my first major games; winning first major medal at Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games; hearing former Welsh rugby union international and now TV presenter Richard PARKS say I was his moment of the Commonwealth Games.? (Athlete, Oct 2017)
Influence: Parents (Athlete, Oct 2017)
Ritual: “Before warming up, I take a moment to reflect on my journey and give thanks to God for being by my side every step of the journey.? (Athlete, Oct 2017)
Additional information

COMMONWEALTH GAMES
Bronze medal in T37 100m at Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games. (Paralympic.org, Oct 2017)


IMPAIRMENT
Cerebral palsy and impaired muscle power. Classification: T37. (Paralympic.org, Oct 2017)


Social Media

Legend

Gold: Gold
Silver: Silver
Bronze: Bronze
Gold Medal Event: Gold Medal Event
Bronze Medal Event: Bronze Medal Event

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