Daniel West

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Age Group:V40
Region:East Midlands
Lead Coach:Jim Edwards

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Major Championships and International Record
2011 - IPC Athletic Championships Dt 13th, SP silver
2010 - Commonwealth Games SP silver, Paralympic World Cup DT 4th
2009 - Paralympic World Cup SP gold. BWAA International SP gold, German Disability Championships SP 4th 2008 - Paralympics: DT 6th, SP 8th
2008 - Paralympic World Cup SP gold
2006 - World Championsyhips DT silver, SP silver
2005 - European DT bronze
2004 - Paralympic DT silver, SP 4th
2003 - European SP bronze
2002 - World Championsyhips SP silver, DT bronze
2000 - Paralympics DT bronze
1998 - World Championships SP silver
1996 - Paralympic SP bronze, DT 8th

As a youngster, Daniel competed in both wheelchair basketball and swimming, but preferred athletics and chose to concentrate on the shot and discus.

Daniel made his fourth Paralympics appearance in Beijing and he has medalled at three Games so far. His brace of silvers at the 2006 World Champs was his best performance yet on the international stage. During which he added 16cm for a new personal best of 38.16m in F33/34 discus, but Iran’s Saleh Farajzadeh threw a world record 39.98m for gold. Daniel is employed as Information and Communications Officer for EFDS at Loughborough University. He has a degree in Leisure Studies with Sports Development from Colchester Institute.

Best known performances

Performances Submit
2008 2009 2010 2011 2012

2012 SEN Notts
SP4K11.377Olympic ParkParalympic Games4 Sep 12
SP4K11.30Stoke MandevilleBWAA Grand Prix7 Jul 12
SP4K11.261SportcityParalympic World Cup22 May 12
SP4K10.991Olympic ParkVisa London Disability Athletics Challenge8 May 12
SP4K10.23GatesheadCP Sport Grand Prix (Inc Aviva U20 Parallel Success)29 Apr 12
2011 SEN Notts
SP4K11.372Christchurch, NZLIPC Athletic Championships22 Jan 11
SP4K11.20Stoke MandevilleStoke Mandeville Disability Athletics Challenge31 Jul 11
SP4K11.131Crystal PalaceLondon Disability Athletics Grand Prix6 Aug 11
SP4K11.11NottinghamCP National Championships17 Sep 11
DT1K29.8513Christchurch, NZLIPC Athletic Championships24 Jan 11
2010 SEN Notts
SP4K10.94NottinghamCP National Championships18 Sep 10
SP4K10.782Delhi, INDCommonwealth Games6 Oct 10
SP4K10.571Bottrop, GERGerman National Disability Championships12 Jun 10
SP4K10.531GatesheadGateshead Disabilty Athletics Challenge11 Jul 10
SP4K10.16StokeBWAA Grand Prix2 May 10
DT1K33.744SportcityParalympic World Cup25 May 10
DT1K33.51StokeBWAA Grand Prix2 May 10
2009 SEN Notts
SP4K10.821Crystal PalaceLondon Disability Athletics Challenge26 Jul 09
SP4K10.822Olomouc, CZECzech Open22 Aug 09
SP4K10.581StokeBWAA Grand Prix8 Aug 09
SP4K10.521SportcityParalympic World Cup24 May 09
SP4K10.451StokeBWAA International14 Jun 09
SP4K10.374Sindelfingen, GERGerman Disability Championships11 Jul 09
SP4K10.30i11LoughboroughLoughborough University Open12 Dec 09
SP4K10.09WiganCP Sport Grand Prix20 Jun 09
SP4K10.09i12LoughboroughLoughborough University Open12 Dec 09
SP4K9.981PerivaleParallel Success10 May 09
2008 SEN Notts
SP4K10.398Beijing, CHNParalympic Games12 Sep 08
DT1K37.386Beijing, CHNParalympic Games8 Sep 08
Total Performances: 29
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