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Aled Davies: 'I had a massive throw in the tank'

Paralympic champion Aled Davies has set a new world record to win the F42 shot put at the IPC Athletics World Championships in Lyon.

Davies, 22, from Bridgend, registered a throw of 14.71m, beating the old mark of 14.43.

On Monday he will compete in his main event the discus, in which he won Paralympic gold at London 2012.

He said he was delighted to have secured the first part of a potential double in France.

  • 21 Jul 2013
  • From the section Wales