Aled Davies enhances F42 shot put world record at the IPC Athletics

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Aled Davies won gold in the shot set and plate finally year's IPC Athletics World Championships in Doha
Aled Davies won gold in the shot set and plate finally year's IPC Athletics World Championships in Doha

Ruling best on the planet Aled Davies has enhanced his own particular F42 open air shot put world record to 16.13m at the IPC Athletics Grand Prix in Arizona.

The Paralympic disk champion, 24, beat his characteristic of 15.93m set a year ago.

Davies tossed 16.14m when contending with physically fit adversaries at the British Indoor Championships in February, however that was not sanctioned by the IPC.

“I’m excited to build on that performance and see what I can produce this year,” said Welshman Davies.

His new stamp remains an informal world record until checked by the IPC.

“The event went well, I came to Arizona for warm-weather training and the competition fitted nicely at the end,” said Davies.

“It was my first outdoor meet of the year so it was nice to PB even though I was shaking out the cobwebs.

“I don’t compete much as I’m injury-prone – the plan is to get to Rio in one piece.”

Davies is set to be named one month from now among the principal period of Great Britain olympic style sports competitors for the Rio Paralympics.

He is expecting to contend in the shot put after his plate occasion was expelled from the opposition.

The Bridgend man, who has constrained usefulness of his right leg with missing bones and no muscle or ligament development, took gold in the plate at London 2012 and bronze in the shot and is the present European and title holder in both occasions.