Aled Sion Davies: Paralympian sets new F42 discus world record

Aled Sion Davies
Aled Sion Davies won F42 discus gold at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London

Paralympic champion Aled Sion Davies has set a new F42 discus world record at the Triton Invitational in San Diego, California.

The 25-year-old set a new personal best of 54.85m, over half a metre further than he had previously thrown during his career.

The Welshman was 21cm shy of his personal best in the shot put, finishing in sixth place with a throw of 17.19m.

He won F42 shot put gold at Rio 2016.

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